The Motherload
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The Motherload

7 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Breastfeeding

A growing list

When I was pregnant, I decided I would try breastfeeding. I didn’t know if I’d like it, I didn’t know if I’d be any good at it, but I wanted to try. The day my son was born, the nurses placed him upon my breast, and off we went. I distinctly remember the lactation consultant that the hospital had hired popping her head into our room to check on…



From dreaming of children to empty nesting, this is a place for mothers to share the load. Here you will find content that is valuable for mothers of all ages and experience levels. We are setting out to be the motherload of motherhood information.

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Megan Minutillo

Essayist, poet, and theatre producer. I write stories about self-awareness, IVF, and finding your footing in life’s messy moments. Instagram: @meganminutillo.