In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, here is my journey in exactly 100 words:
My little one was born and all was well. She nursed happily and I happily nursed until…
She continuously refused the bottle. Finally I tasted it.
YUCK!! Something was wrong with my milk!
Frantically I search for answers and discover that I have Excess Lipase. Those two words were a punch in the stomach. I had 575 oz. of frozen breast milk that my daughter wouldn’t drink.
Having excess lipase turned into one of the most amazing experiences of my life. My little one continued to nurse happily and I happily nursed…
I was asked to write about my nursing journey in 100 words of less by Amber McCann, a lactation consultant, who is gathering women’s breastfeeding stories for her blog. To read more 100 word stories or to submit your own visit AmberMcCann.com.