32 Things Breastfeeding Mothers Should Know

Everything our western culture says about babies, just forget it all. Yes. Just forget it all and follow your motherly instincts. I could write on this for days, but for now, all I’m going to say is your motherly instincts are strong and are usually right. Listen to yourself.

These are all the things I wish I had known about breast feeding before I started. It would have made the journey so much easier, especially in the beginning since that is the most difficult time.

Everyone will parent differently, and I get that and respect your decision 100%, the point of this is to share what helped us the most and to share what I have learned.

First Time Mom Stigma

All you first time mother’s out there, you’re doing great! You are strong and capable! Don’t be so hard on yourself and it’s okay if your beliefs differ from the way you were raised. And it’s okay to lose your shit as a first time mom when you become overwhelmed. Let’s face it, being a first time mom is difficult! Even “seasoned” moms lose their shit. It’s okay.