Ruthie M. writes:
As a first time mom, I had read up on nursing, what to eat to help your supply, when to expect your milk to come in. The basics. But honestly, I naively just thought, "How hard can it be? Everyone breastfeeds."
Then my milk came in. I remember feeling like boulders were on my chest, like my skin couldn't stretch any further. I remember learning to hand-express. In the weeks that followed, we struggled through oversupply and fast let down. We also had her tongue tie revised.
As a first time mom, I just didn't know all of the things I didn't know!
With lots of support, we got through it together. We're now seven months breastfeeding strong!
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