Are you a woman in business or aspire to be? Don’t miss your complimentary invite to our flagship event #BreakingBarriers
Everyone, including my paediatrician and family elders encouraged me to feed formula to my baby, but I still managed to breastfeed her as I wanted to.
When I saw the various posts conveying outrage against the mall in Kolkata which shamed a breastfeeding mum, I couldn’t help reminiscing about my own experiences as a new breastfeeding mum.
It was during this time that Devika started to think about what an innocent child loses when its mother is unavailable to supply it with nature's gift of mother's milk.
Her son was born with a cleft lip and cleft palate, and could not suckle to breastfeed. But this mom persevered and made sure he got mother's milk.
If you are going in for a 2nd baby, understand that the two experiences, even breastfeeding a second child, might be completely different!
If you are a pregnant woman or lactating mother, think of donating breast milk if you have excess - it could save some baby's life.
Get our weekly mailer and never miss out on the best reads by and about women!
Sign in/Register & Get personalised recommendations