5 thoughts on “Mothers' Psychology of Breastfeeding – When the Milk of Human Kindness Turns to Sour Cream

  • May 6, 2009 at 7:09 am

    Thanks for this post. With my first baby, I tried for a couple of weeks, got mastitis, stopped and never looked back. With my second, I was determined to give it a go, got further but she wasn’t putting on much weight, I had a lot going on in my life at the time and stopped. I have felt guilty ever since. Looking back, I feel the difference was that I was fine after I had my first baby, whereas I had untreated PND after my second. Both of my children are absolutely fine, by the way, even having a mum who has been hospitalised for depression.

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  • May 6, 2009 at 1:24 pm

    I really enjoyed this article! Although I breast feed all six of my children, I never had any of those problems. I was to lazy to wash bottles and once the feeding started, I could escape in a good book. The todlers could play around my feet with their toys, or have a cookie. I really enjoyed my babies, then they turned into TEENAGERS—YIKES

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  • October 31, 2009 at 10:42 am

    i was looking for some article about whether there was a correlation between lack of breast feeding and personality development of a child.this article has nothing to do with psychology.
    anyways my sympathy for the struggle of moms(even tho i hate mine)

    ps:be a good mom..lol

    dave

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  • December 9, 2011 at 1:01 pm

    I know everyone is got a different experience while breastfeeding but let me tell u that my self i did have cracked bleeding sore nipples the first month afte my bb’s birth but also mastitis four times in the road, and also i get torn during labour and i had to suffer the agonizing pain of going to to the bathroom like this for 2 months but even thought i kept bresfeeding and afer the terrible first

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  • December 9, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    Two months nursing became such an indescribably pleasure …the intimacy that u reach with your baby when he starres at u while he sucks on your breast it has no price …

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