Breastfeeding is such an emotive topic and I have witnessed heated discussions in a range of settings. It never ceases to shock me how mums can be so unsupportive and critical of each other.
There seem to be two camps – the breastfeeding group and the bottle-feeding group. But a mum may not be an exclusive member of either. Mums may start in the breastfeeding group and then move over to the bottle-feeding group after a few days, weeks or months. Or some may decide that mixed feeding is for them and not feel as though they can be a member of either group. (more…)