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posted 1 decade 6 years ago
im 7 months preg with my first little girl and i feel really bad beacuse i have no earge to breastfeed her i feel really bad because i know its good for her and much cheaper is it something that might kick in after shes born

posted 1 decade 6 years ago
hi don't feel guilty i felt just the same in the end i decided to bottle feed finley.

what ever you decide its your choice don't let any one make you feel bad you will make the right decision for you Kiss

posted 1 decade 6 years ago
You might change your mind, but it's not the end of the world if you bottle feed. Yes there are many advantages to breast feeding and it's cheaper but if it gets you down it will affect you and your baby in a negative way. Just see how you feel.

posted 1 decade 6 years ago
i really wanted o breastfeed jessica-rose and i told the mw that i wanted her straight on my boob when she was born and they didnt latch her on for me..i was so annoyd and i couldnt latch her on cause they just put blanket round her and left me on my own they didnt clean her cause i had a water birth.. i had to stay in over night cause they wanted to witness 2 full feeds from my boob but they didnt check on me once..i was so upset cause i really wanted too..some mw's aint that nice..

hope you get the chance to try hun


posted 1 decade 6 years ago
awww dont feel bad, some people are suited to it others aren't..she will still get what she needs from bottle milk! Love

dont let the mws push u into something u dont wanna do either. coz i know with me they made me feel so guilty when i stopped Mad

posted 1 decade 6 years ago
Hi Kimbe
I'm a strong supporter of bfeeding, but if you feel like this, then it's gonna be even harder. I can't help feeling that an emotionally content mummy makes a safe and happy baby. Do what YOU feel comfortable with. (Can't believe I'm saying this - I'm sooooo pro breastfeeding!! LOL) It really is quite hard work... I really believe it is worth it, but I had brilliant midwives on hand and a midwife sis in law - all these things made life easier for me. If you're not up for it from the off, you'll just feel like you're under pressure when the baby is born. I can understand you feelin guilty, but sounds to me like your mind is made up. Go with yer heart and stick strongly to your decision - be assertive and no one will boss you about!

posted 1 decade 6 years ago
i don't think the urge to BF will kick in once the baby is born especially. If you really don't want to try, then don't. coz it aint easy even for those who really want to. so to try when you're not keen will only lead to disaster. if you're not sure, i say give it a try, you might be a natural you never know. but don't stress about it, plenty of people can't/won't BF & formula works better for them. xx

posted 1 decade 6 years ago
Don't feel guilty hun, I actually got crap from people for breastfeeding if you can believe that. It's your choice hun, do what's feels right for you when the time comes... which is gettin sooner and sooner huh!!

posted 1 decade 6 years ago
I felt exactly the same when I was pregnant with Charlotte, I even talked to a breastfeeding counsellor but I felt even more torn and even more guilty! Fortunately a lovely lady there said that I should go with what I felt happy with, if I was having doubts about BF and I felt pushed then it wasn't right for me...this woman was BF her own child when she was speaking to me! Charlotte was formula fed and she was a contented and healthy baby.

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