Everyone talks about preparing for the baby, preparing the house and preparing the family for the baby. A mother is told how to prepare her body for labour but no one plans and prepares the body for breastfeeding.
One week moved onto 4 weeks and we had learnt new things. reading a book about it is not the same as the reality it’s so different.
The first week well where do I start. We had a very tiring week, had to take day by day hour by hour. the perseverance of breastfeeding was taking its toll and she wasn’t losing weight but we were not seeing a significant gain either.
It was the time that I was least looking forward to, after hearing stories of people being induced, I didn’t want to go through it. Also the fear of having to leave children with family for a unknown amount of time or my husband even having the patience to stay in the hospital for however …