A FATHER’S CASE AGAINST BREASTFEEDING
All medical evidence suggests breastfeeding is the healthiest option for a baby. But what about the sanity and wellbeing of the family?
One sleep-deprived new father admits that while his wife persisted with breastfeeding, it wasn’t working, and was exhausting everyone in the family.
“Betsy really wanted to breastfeed. She tried. Really hard. It wasn’t easy… There wasn’t much milk, but there were plenty of tears,” he lamented.
Are we too quick to judge others on their choice of whether to breastfeed their babies or not?
“Instead of focusing solely on the ‘ideal’ way to feed a baby, people should be talking about the healthiest option for the family. That’s in the best interest of the child.”
Read at The Atlantic: A Father’s Case Against Breastfeeding.