Family Matters
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Family Matters

Struggling to Breastfeed? How Your Friends Can Help

No, not by feeding your baby formula

Person breastfeeding a baby, sitting outside in a camp chair, smiling with sunglasses on

“What if I’m giving her ‘sad milk’?”

When my kiddo was a newborn, every single emotion poured out of my eyes: love and pain and fear, emptiness and unrelenting overwhelm. I struggled with breastfeeding, but my baby was usually attached to my breast, so day after day…



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Darcy Reeder

Empathy for the win! Published in Gen, Human Parts, Heated, Tenderly —Feminism, Sexuality, Veganism, Anti-Racism, Parenting. She/They