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Welcome to the Breastfeeding and I Project page.
I struggled to breastfeed and it took a lot of so much to make it. I plan to write more about this in the coming months. Whilst I believe that human breastmilk is the best food for human babies, I also accept that breastfeeding (directly or expressed) is not necessarily the best for the wellbeing of every mother and their family. I appreciate that not all women want to, and not all mums can partially or fully breastfeed, for a range of different reasons. I also acknowledge that men can potentially breastfeed. And you know what? I think there is enough room for all of us when it comes to feeding our infants and toddlers.
I came across many resources on my breastfeeding journey and I wished there was a place where they were all be collated. I can’t find many useful links again because I can’t remember the google search keyword that led me to them.
In this project, I’m going to attempt to do this – collate as much breastfeeding information in one place as possible.
I’d like to create a kind of interactive breastfeeding central to find links to a range of helpful information about breastfeeding; raging from tips ⇒ outfits ⇒ accessories ⇒ helpful organisations. I also want it to be an e-lounge for positive and constructive conversations about infant feeding in general and breastfeeding in particular.
Breastfeeding is a community affair because it has health and financial implications for society. It is also a family affair because it has physical and emotional ramifications for the wellbeing of mother and child, and thus the rest of the household. Even more importantly, breastfeeding is a personal choice and each person that it concerns interacts with it based on a range of factors. Hence the title, Breastfeeding and I; my attempt to capture the individual engagement with the issue.
The #BreastfeedingandI Linky is a very important part of this project; so are the Facebook group and page I’ll be creating to share relevant blog posts and news. I also have 2 breastfeeding pin boards: breastfeeding and breastfeeding in the news and I’ll be reorganising these to support this project.
Overall Project Aims
I want to create a space to:
- to relate and inform
- to react, and better still respond to breastfeeding related issues
- share breastfeeding knowledge and experiences, and reminisce about them
- to inspire, motivate, and challenge; and to be inspired, motivated, and challenged
- to contribute to ongoing discussions about infant feeding in general and breastfeeding in particular etc.
This is not a place for bottle vs breast divide or formula vs breast milk battles. It is a place for cordial discussions about you and your small and big babies’ feeding journey in relation to breastfeeding (or not). Perhaps, a place where professionals can share relevant resources, and read about people’s personal experiences and responses.
We don’t have to agree to discuss; we definitely don’t need to agree in order to support each other as we muddle or strategically walk through the murky or clear waters of infant feeding.
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