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‘Being able to breastfeed felt like a compensation for his C-section delivery’


by Rosemary MacCabe
03rd Aug 2022

Rosemary’s breastfeeding ‘journey’ starts off well and feels, in a way, like a compensation for having a C-section delivery. Mastitis follows and not-so-helpful comments that stress is one of the biggest barriers to milk production

My breastfeeding “journey”, as it is so often referred to on social media – not by me, I should say, although I am guilty of sharing the occasional selfie with boobing baby just making it into the lower right corner – goes well from the jump. I am, in that regard, exceptionally lucky. From the day after Atlas is born, I am producing colostrum rather successfully, according to the lactation consultants at the hospital. They...

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