Breastfeeding was on of those taboo topics that people just didn’t talk about when I was pregnant with my first child. As a new mom, I knew right away that I wanted to try breastfeeding my baby. My first experience with breastfeeding happened when my twin sisters were born. I remember seeing my mom breastfeeding and knew that my body was designed to feed my baby. My mom also rented a breast pump for a short period of time so that she could give my twin sisters breast milk, they were born six weeks early and spent a few days in the NICU. My mom only breastfed them for a short period of time to help boast their immune system. When my mother had to return to work, she decided to ditched the breast pump and decided to give up breastfeeding and switch to formula.
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