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 mummy! Congratulations on your bundle of joy! You don't have to feel guilty. Remember, your mental health is always a priority. While I gave birth naturally with a premature baby, I don't have a good supply and have to do a mix feed till today, 7 mths later & I pump 3 hourly until 2 weeks ago. It's been exhausting with the pumping & I decided to give it up and just go with the flow. My baby will sometimes rejects fm and prefers to latch and vice versa. I have other children too and they're all formula milk fed. All healthy and no health issue so far.

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