• As A Labor And Delivery Nurse, This Is What I Want Moms To Know About Breastfeeding

    16 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    My frustration with breastfeeding started long before I ever had kids. I‘m pretty sure it originated during my labor and delivery days, night shift to be exact, when the lactation consultant was happily sleeping at home and new moms were stuck with me and my sweaty palms-cupping their breasts at 3:00 a.m. for hours on end.
    I looked like the hunchback of L&D hovering over that delivery bed, trying to fish an inverted nipple into a tiny pink newborn mouth. I'd watch as the baby clamped shut, or wiggled away, or flat out refused with wails so loud the moms would release their own, realizing...
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