Lets Breastfeed (Week 2) #Cryingoverspilledmilk

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Hey everyone, I am back with week 2 of my breastfeeding journey. I really give it up to women who have been breastfeeding with multiple kids 'cause I can hardly get it down with one. In all honesty though the 2nd week wasn't that bad at all.

My breast are still really tender and it does still hurt from time to time but there are days when I feel nothing and I can breastfeed like a pro but then it catches up with me and I begin to get emotional and  question how long I can keep doing this. There are night when I  am beyond exhausted and when its time for that 2am feeding I am just emotionally broken. Its hard getting use to not being selfish anymore, but at the same time you know you have to feed your child and you also want to. even though I have some rough night I wouldn't trade those 2am feedings for the world.


One thing I have been doing a lot of lately is pumping and storing milk. I have a electric and a hand pump. Honestly I love my hand pump way better than my electric. It just seems a lot more convenient   for me. I pump while feeding, when he is asleep and also when we are driving and he is in the car seat. That way I have a bottle ready just in case I can't whip out my boob at that moment.

I had one major moment when I wanted to scream, cry and laugh at the same time. I sound so crazy right. Well you would do the same thing is you were pumping and spilled half of a 5oz bag of breast milk on the floor. I successfully put it the storage bag and then it suddenly slipped out my hand and poured all over the floor. I was crying over spilled milk, literally, but I heard all mommies go through that, it made me feel a little better but when it happens one time you make sure it never happens again.

I have been enjoying the bonding experience with my baby boy, I also am so thankful for my mommy community on Instagram. Y'all have given me some awesome encouraging words that help me keep going everyday.

Thank you for reading, supporting and sharing my blog. If you have some crazy spilled milk stories feel free to share. Questions, comment below also! I love hearing from you guys! Have an amazing week. XOXO


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  1. Hi,
    Thank you for sharing your pregnancy and breastfeeding experience week by week. I'm pregnant with my 2nd baby. I breastfed my oldest son 2months and a half but I had to move to formula because I was going back to work. But these 2,5 months breastfeeding were the most emotional months of my life. I wanted to give the best to my son. It was so painful the first 3weeks and I'm happy my husband was a great support. Unfortunately my friends were not. They kept asking me why would you do that? Formula is totally fine etc... But I'm so happy I didn't listen. Now I'm expecting a baby girl and I plan to breastfeed her as well. Please continue to share your experience. It gives me the courage to stick to my decision. And if you could also give a list of your favorite breastfeeding products (bras, creams, breastpump, nice outfits for breastfeeding discreetly) that would be great. And also how you find the courage to keep doing it.
    Thank you for reading my long comment. Apologies for my bad English. I'm French.
    Emilie

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    1. Thank you so much for sharing, and congratulations! I will definitely do a post sharing my fav breastfeeding products and just like your husband my husband is also a great support! I will be sharing more about the emotional side and how I stay encouraged next week as well. Thank you again for commenting :)

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  3. My baby boy is 5 months old. I am still breastfeeding. I felt just like you in the beginning. First time mom, no clue if you're doing it right or wrong. Sore nipples, exhausted, pumping all the time, and feeding almost every hour. I set a personal goal for myself and wanted to breastfeed for 3 months. I'm still exclusively breastfeeding now. Looking back at those nights when I didn't know how much longer I could endure the tiredness, pain and emotional rollercoasters...it seems like forever ago. Now it is smooth sailing, zero pain, and something I am having a hard time knowing it will eventually come to an end. I would say by about 6 weeks, the pain was gone, my nipples were finally used to feeding constantly. Keep up the good work momma! You'll look back and think it actually wasn't that bad.

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