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    Bub Mum

    Breastfeeding with a Nipple Shield – Pros and Cons

    As a first-time mum, I didn’t know that breastfeeding can be so hard…. and painful. After all, this is what nature intended us to do. Nourish our babies with our amazing breastmilk. I imagined this beautiful unit we two would form while nursing. Just the way you see it in breastfeeding commercials. And we got there, eventually, but, certainly not at the beginning. Instead, there were my flat and inverted nipples which became sore very soon and my baby with…

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    Bub Mum

    Depression After Weaning

    I stopped breastfeeding when my son was 13 months old. He had started to self-wean some weeks before that and my milk supply was very low at the end. Therefore, I…