Breastfeeding Guilt

Gave birth last week via e-csect, and I am one of the lucky ones blessed with a good supply, and have been exclusively latching baby since birth. I know I should be thankful (and I still am) that my milk supply is adequate for my baby, but I cant help but feel so so so tired and so so so angry everytime it’s time to feed. My incision wound also still hurts so I have to rely on someone else to help bring the baby snd swaddle/burp the baby after. This schedule causes great distress to me and whoever is doing “night shift” with me. Even though its been only a week Im considering just giving up breastfeeding and just giving formula. But with everyone saying how good breastmilk is, Im stuck in a dilemma- should i still breastfeed at the expense of my own mental/physical health or give baby formula for my convenience? Any advice? No hate please… I’m just really tired… Thanks.

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Hi i can understand the pain & stressed that your going thru. Im a 3rd time csec mom, my 1st was e-csec as well. Its a lot of things that we have to go thru to get ourself well first. My advice is dont rush things. Take evrything at 1time & try to enjoy evry min with your bb. As they grow very fast. Make yourself happy by looking at ur bb. She needs u to be there. Maybe you try to change formula @nite & bf milk in the day.

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