Lauren, who writes at the Milky Way, shares a beautiful story about loving her son and nursing him to feel a closer mother and son bond. Lauren is open and completely honest about new motherhood. We love Lauren’s breastfeeding story for its raw emotion that many fellow mothers will connect with. Read Lauren’s story, Why I Chose to Breastfeed.
“I didn’t breastfeed to be better than anyone else or to be more natural. I breastfed because I NEEDED the skin-to-skin. I NEEDED to have a way to bond with my child, because I don’t think I would have been able to otherwise.”