This week we celebrate World Breastfeeding Week and the moms of Twitter are sharing their ups, downs and downright hilarious moments of breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding can be beautiful and traumatic all at once. Not everyone gets it right, and that's okay. It's hard in the beginning and no one tells you. But once you get it right, the bonding experience with your baby is amazing. And it's such a wonderful to start to your baby's life.
But as with everything to do with parenting, there is always a humorous side to things – and breastfeeding is no different.
This is what the mamas are saying:
I thought breastfeeding was the hardest thing I have ever done. Breastfeeding a baby with a tongue tie.... I'm about to cry.— Anna Elizabeth (@4elle_A) July 23, 2017
Please tell me I'm not the only one who has dropped their phone on their kid's head while breastfeeding!? ????????#sorrykiddo— Caitlin King (@mychocomoments) July 31, 2017
My bed is soaked. My tshirt is soaked ?????????? this is the only thing I hate about breastfeeding.— hood prince$$ (@whatCIsaid) July 22, 2017
Does anybody else's baby pinch their boobs when breastfeeding?? It's soooo sore ???????? But I think it's a comfort thing so cute at same time ??— Anna Saccone Joly (@AnnaSaccone) July 31, 2017
But the Humps on the Ug roads?? No need for breastfeeding mothers to shake well before use anymore ??— Pauline Luganda (@Paw_Loh) July 26, 2017
I love breastfeeding but man I'm tired ??— Ashton Elizabeth ?? (@raisingfinn) July 24, 2017
I love breastfeeding so much just the bond it's self is worth it all????— Shelbs?? (@shhellbss) July 23, 2017
So pleased Apple has finally released the breastfeeding #emoji— Graham Davies (@merseysnider) July 22, 2017
It'll usually be followed by the new 'horrified Daily Mail reader' emoji.
More advice about breastfeeding:
- How to breastfeed: a quick list of key articles
- Let's talk about why breastfeeding is still taboo in some communities?
- Surprising uses for breast milk
- Breastfeeding in public is a human right
- The battle to breastfeed
- Can I breastfeed after breast surgery?
- Your breastmilk is crawling with bacteria! And that's a good thing
- Cracked nipples? All your breastfeeding problems sorted
Tell us about your breastfeeding journey? Did you find it hard or did it come to you naturally? Send your stories to firstname.lastname@example.org and we could publish them.
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