Have you ever heard of nursing aversion or breastfeeding aversion?

Have you ever experienced breastfeeding aversion?

If you are wondering what it is, or if you think you have experienced it, definitely listen to this episode.  

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Things we talked about:

New place to listen to us! [3:25]

Dianne’s disclaimer [5:18]

Abby’s disclaimer [6:49]

Melissa Morns [8:19]

4 key metaphors [13:57]

D-MER and breastfeeding aversion [15:48]

Describing feelings of aversion when breastfeeding [22:05]

Mixed feelings [24:11]

Coping [28:09]

Final metaphor [28:52]

Breastfeeding as healing [29:28]

Coping mechanisms [30:09]

This week’s shout out [20:56]



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Links to things we talked about, including blogs and previous episodes~

Nursing Aversion/Breastfeeding Aversion Facebook Group


When Breastfeeding Sucks a book by Zainab Yate and her website www.breastfeedingaversion.com

7 Tips To Help Cope With Nursing Aversion 

My Nursing Aversion Episode

Healing Through Breastfeeding: A Sexual Abuse Survivor

Surviving Sexual Assault, Healing Through Breastfeeding With Nikki Patrick

Breastfeeding Boundaries

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Music we use~

Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at freemusicarchive.org/music/ScottHolmes