“Perhaps, if we created a culture where it was safe for a woman to say, “you know, it just wasn’t for me.” Or “I was happier not breastfeeding,” then new or expecting moms would not have the seeds of self-doubt planted. What if when a new mom comments, as I did, “sure I’ll try if I can" If we build her up and assure her, that of course, she can!”
"I was relaxed. I was calm, focused and clear. I felt like me when I'm not overwhelmed by the noise in my head and stress flowing through my veins. It was like I had had a glass of wine. Wait, Did I have a glass of wine?! I honestly thought back. No. I didn't. And while I was relaxed, I was NOT intoxicated. It clicked. It was the CBD Oil..."
“Why didn’t anyone tell me that breastfeeding would turn me into a crazed maniac who never eats, sleeps, exercises, or leaves the house?”I had to smile because what the writer is describing is not so much breastfeeding, but more so adjusting to new motherhood