I just felt better prepared
Ellie talks about the differences between her first and second children, born twenty years apart. After a huge struggle to feed her first, she resolves to be better prepared second time around and finally succeeds.
“I just thought, I’m determined to breastfeed. So I got books, I watched videos, I went to classes before I went…. And just felt better prepared than the first time and I suppose more prepared for the fact…that she wasn’t just going to feed and it’d be magic. It might work for some people like that. But the more people I speak to, I don’t think there are many people that that happens for.”...read more
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