Real mothers speak out on breastfeeding
One of the hottest topics surrounding child-rearing methods is breastfeeding. It raises questions about not only what its exact benefits are in comparison to bottle feeding, but also whether it should be allowed in public. Breastfeeding is a timeless subject that questions not only policies on what's appropriate, but also contemplates the point at which rules infringe upon moral rights.
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Several breastfeeders took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to tell the truth about why breastfeeding is so important in the way they nurture their children.
Breastfeeding offers an irreplaceable mother/child relationship:
Being the sole source of nourishment for your child invites a strong sense of purpose:
The same identity as a source of nourishment can also invite anxiety and pressure:
Some mothers struggle through breastfeeding for the sake of their children:
Breasts being a source of food versus a representation of sexual identity might change how you feel as a person:
Appreciating the positive aspects of breastfeeding doesn't make motherhood any less invasive:
How to handle public breastfeeding is a controversial issue:
Women might feel a sense of loss when the time comes to wean:
The independence that breastfeeding might invite can represent change for women everywhere:
Needless to say, it's more comfortable to breastfeed someone with no teeth:
Want to hear more from breastfeeding mothers? Check out Whisper!
Breastfeeding might have an effect on more than you realize:
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