Stop Staring at My T*t@! - A Breastfeeding Journey in the 21st Century

"Why don't you take a picture, it'll last longer!"

"Keep staring maybe I'll do a trick!"

"What the fuck are you looking at?"

These have all crossed my mind and possibly my lips over these previous 12 months as a nursing mama. I am beyond certain that I am not alone in the constant battle between nursing in public (NIP) and bystanders having to "witness" the atrocity that is a mom feeding her child. But, why do I feel like it's still an issue?

Well, because it is. 

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Must-Haves for Breastfeeding in the Early Days

High up there on the list of things people never tell you about pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum is how difficult breastfeeding can be, especially in the beginning. In an effort to break the silence, I’ve been very open about my struggle to breastfeed my son during the first month of his life. Every problem you can think of, we had it: latching difficulties, poor latch, lazy eating, fussy eating, the list goes on. 

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