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Sometimes you just don’t like breastfeeding.  Is this normal?  Is it terrible to feel this way? Today Dianne and Abby talk about the feelings and experiences that come up when you don’t like breastfeeding.  Don’t miss this episode!

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Things we talked about:

It’s easier to support than to push back [6:24]

Tandem nursing situation [12:17]

Nighttime thoughts [13:43]

You don’t want to wean, but you don’t like it [15:50]

Social media [20:37]

When other things contribute to breastfeeding issues [25:09]

Breastfeeding fixes everything.  What if you don’t want to breastfeed? [26:00]

Sometimes connecting with your baby is hard [28:00]

When breastfeeding doesn’t work the first time [30:52]

Beautiful photo Abby was talking about! By Ivette Ivens

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Links to information we discussed or episodes you should check out!

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Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at Holmes