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Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Ladies let's not make this a bf vs ff heated discussion. It is a topic that could go on forever with everyone's strong opinions. I understand that people feel very passionate about how they feed a...

Thursday 23 August 12:37pm
Serendipity575

Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Actually it's true. It the 80's there was a massive push in advertising formula feeding by the AAP. Due to the increase of media and promotion formula feeding became the "trendy" thing and took ove...

Wednesday 22 August 09:19pm
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Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Totally off the topic... But did anyone see on the news tonight about the woman that's due to give birth over the next couple of days at the mercy in melbourne to QUINS!!! Holy moly could you imagi...

Monday 20 August 06:52pm
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Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Just to make it totally clear... I didnt intend for this post to be about me. I was initially having a vent and was interested in other peoples experiences, not opinions. If I chose to use nipple ...

Monday 20 August 06:49pm
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Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Sigh... There's always one person huh Jess86, again not that I need to justify it to u, but I am following my doctor and midwifed advice. As u are neither my doctor or midwife, I would appreciate ...

Monday 20 August 03:30pm
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Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

+1 to what chalys said Golden rule... Always treat others they same way you would like to be treated yourself... A little compassion goes a long way

Monday 20 August 01:47pm
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Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Skubala... Beautifully put. And thank you for being so mindful on your own approach. wish every person in the world had the same attitude

Monday 20 August 01:18pm
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Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

"Nurses are not appropriately educated about BF - in fact there's nothing in the nursing curriculum at uni about BF. There's minimal information about foetal development and the only information ab...

Monday 20 August 12:47pm
Serendipity575

Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Jess86, not that I need to justify this, but as a nurse, a woman and a mother, I like to think myself as appropriately educated in the areas of breast feeding, formula feeding and the pros and cons...

Monday 20 August 10:07am
Serendipity575

Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Jess86, not that I need to justify this, but as a nurse, a woman and a mother, I like to think myself as appropriately educated in the areas of breast feeding, formula feeding and the pros and cons...

Monday 20 August 10:07am
Serendipity575

Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Jess86, not that I need to justify this, but as a nurse, a woman and a mother, I like to think myself as appropriately educated in the areas of breast feeding, formula feeding and the pros and cons...

Monday 20 August 10:07am
Serendipity575

Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Jess86, not that I need to justify this, but as a nurse, a woman and a mother, I like to think myself as appropriately educated in the areas of breast feeding, formula feeding and the pros and cons...

Monday 20 August 10:06am
Serendipity575

Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Well i obviously "won't be trying hard enough!" lol.... That will forever make me cringe

Saturday 18 August 11:33pm
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Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

I've had a few people tell me to do it and the midwifes told me to start a month ago, to encourage the colostrum by stimulation or whatever. I do feel a bit stupid doing it though, but being my fir...

Saturday 18 August 11:06pm
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Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Ok, lets all hug it out!!! Not meant to be a heated topic... yes in hindsight I can see how it can end up that way... my whole intention was to help mothers feel equally supported in whatever dec...

Saturday 18 August 10:15pm
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Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Noddy.... AMEN SISTA!!!

Saturday 18 August 10:04pm
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Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Chalys N J... you're right... its just another one of those things in life that people are gonna shove their opinions in your face with... Got me thinking about all the comments people make to you...

Saturday 18 August 09:30pm
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Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

Lizy D, totally respect your thoughts and opinions... I agree with you. The reason why it makes my blood boil is as I have had so many friends that have wanted to breastfeed but for numerous reaso...

Saturday 18 August 09:22pm
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Serendipity575 replied to topic The pressures of breastfeeding

I am SO glad to hear your story and so sorry that you went through that. I really feel like its a 'bully' approach. I am already pschying myself up for the pressure I'm sure I'll get when I'm in ho...

Saturday 18 August 09:11pm
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Serendipity575 replied to topic Why do some fathers do this?!

Urgh "fathers" can be so painful to deal with at times!!! My advice... DOCUMENT EVERYTHING!!! Get yourself a diary to keep just to document interactions etc in. Write down days you were meant to ...

Saturday 18 August 09:02pm
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