Saturday, August 7, 2010
Happy World Breastfeeding Week!!
This week (Aug 1-7) is World Breastfeeding Week!
I wish I had something profound to say about it.
I love breastfeeding my baby.
I love holding my baby close and I love the communication, and attachment we have with one another.
I love that she needs me and I need her.
I love when she gazes into my eyes and we just stare at each other. Silently taking in the details of each others eyes and the love and trust there.
I even love her little pinches, kicking leg and occasional bite.
I love laying next to my baby at night and hearing her gulp down her night snacks as I drift back to sleep.
Yes. There are wonderful, irrefutable health benefits in Breastfeeding. For both Baby and Mother.
There are facts and studies that will tell you it's the best thing for your baby.
There are facts and studies that tell you why you should do it for "long time" (two years in the life time if a person is not long.. but whatever)
But really. I do it because I love it. And so does baby.