As a Certified Lactation Educator/Counselor, I feel the need to respond to the recent post about “I Had to Stop Breastfeeding & I’m Relieved” published on Kveller. It would be a disservice to women who are new to breastfeeding or don’t know about it to spread information about breastfeeding that comes from a writer’s particular situation and choices.
There are two main points I’d like to make:
1. You don’t have to stop breastfeeding because you need medication. Read the rest of this entry →