Tag: bottle feeding

Why I always feel sad during National Breastfeeding Month

Two years ago this month, I was a first-time mom of a nine-month-old.  Some of my guilt about failing at breastfeeding was just starting to fade when suddenly my social media accounts exploded with posts for National Breastfeeding Month.  I read and “liked” them each in support for this cause that I so believe in,

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Giving my son a bottle for the first time

Having my son drink from a bottle is not a new thing—he gets fed both breast milk and formula from a bottle by anyone who is watching him during the day when I’m not around. However, when Lenny and I are together, I breastfeed him. As exhausting as it can get, I enjoy being the

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