Breastfeeding is one of the greatest experiences for me during early motherhood. I breastfed my eldest until she was almost 18 months and my little one year old until he was 8 months. Breast milk has been such a wonderful source of nutrients and healing for my babies. My experience breastfeeding my son was a bit more challenging. Nonetheless both experiences were beautiful and exhausting, but I loved every moment of watching them nurse.
I can say that I was a little obsessed with pumping. I purchased a hand pump from Amazon and a double electric pump from my insurance company. I’d pump on a regular schedule if my little fatso wasn’t eating and if I wasn’t sleeping.