Happy mom = happy baby revisited
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|Mon, 01-10-2011 - 1:53pm|
Note: I just added a missing point which I highled in orange.
Most if not all of you have probably heard of the phrase "Happy mommy = happy baby" and we have int he past discussed that on this board. Several recent Youtube videos I watched reminded of this topic so I thought I would share some new thoughts on the issue for debate. The whole argument is based on a assumption that I am not convinced is actually true. The assumption is that if the mothers is particularly unhappy (or maybe just unhappy to any degree) that the baby will pick that up and that that will cause psychological harm to the baby that would outweigh the risks of formula. I have never been convinced that for most mothers and their babies that this holds true. Unless the mother is experiencing sever mental issues while BF'ing