On The Breastfeeding Journey
For months, I was ashamed of the fact that my body simply could not produce milk for my daughter.
I went to La Leche League meetings.
I visited the brand new breastfeeding center in my town (back in South Carolina).
I set my alarm for every 2.5-3 hours for pumping.
I drank water.
I tried teas.
I applied heat compresses and did massages.
I ate cookies.
I drank more water.
And, nothing changed with my supply. On a good day, I produced 4.5 oz of liquid gold in a tiny colostrum container. Yes, a good day. That was maybe 1/6th of what my daughter needed.
Read more on the St. Louis Moms Blog.