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Old 02-09-2013, 05:03 AM   #426
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Re: Deciding not to breast feed in advancei

Originally Posted by Kätzchen View Post
It's fine, I am easily crushed by re-opening a nasty emotional wound. I felt like a failure even providing tube fed milk. I have a hard time with the loss of such a beautiful relationship with my oldest. I am currently nursing my second on demand at 18m and I cherish every moment. I remember the shun I felt in the LLL group, even with my daughter being "breastfed". It hurts, but it's no reason to take your hurt out on others. I was incredibly jealous of people nursing, it used to break my heart.
Pot meet kettle.

Can't we all just be happy that we were able to feed our babies? I think we should invent a new holiday. We could celebrate the achievements of people who somehow managed to overcome their substandard nutrition as a baby and actually make something of themselves.
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