Why are we judging BF vs FF?
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|Fri, 08-02-2013 - 4:14pm|
This article from the Huffington Post is a good one whether you are a breastfeeding or formula feeding mom. The author has the perspective from both POVs. While she realizes how proud she is of herself for breastfeeding, she realizes that all moms are making their choices out of love:
I am a formula mom. I am a breastfeeding mom. I know what it feels like when your breasts "let-down," and I know what it feels like when your heart "lets-down." The beauty of our stories is that we are all feeding with love. I've been to the jagged edge of each feeding choice. I have nourished both of my children in the best way that I could, pleading each week with the scale in the doctor's office, praying for just a few more ounces. My superpower isn't my milk, it's my steadfast love for both of my boys. It's my determination to heal them, to grow them, to go to the ends of the earth for them. That is my superpower. That is my strength.
Why do you think moms feel the need to judge what other moms are doing, rather than being supportive in the path they choose?