I did not say anywhere that she stopped breastfeeding for the wrong reasons.
I've also stated many times that I have ff my first. My son also had formula from just after 6 months as I found expressing too time consuming when I went back to work. There is still a tin of formula in my cupboard that I bought after my third was born if things didn't work out. So once again, please stop making assumptions about the intention of my post.
Last edited by BigRedV; 08-08-2013 at 18:21.
I wasn't making assumptions about the intent of your post. I was talking about the impact that it had, which may not have been what you intended.
I realise you didn't intentionally offend or upset anyone.
big red, have not read your posts & was not referring to you.
If I could not have breast fed I would have formula fed - and there were so many times when I swore I could not do another feed my nipples were so burning! I had a tin of formula on standby. BF is very hard at first! I basically wore DS night and day and the more he sucked the more the milk came. I had no life for 3 months though (which was fine with me as I was dealing with an enormous amount if grief at the same time). I could easily have switched to formula, but I just really wanted to BF that's all. I had to wear nipple shields for a while until the agony suddenly went away one day.
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