What angers me, is women who choose to FF and give crap reasons -like DH's cousin who said BF made her cramp (it is supposed to; it is one of the many benefits in the early days, to help your uterus shrink to prepregnancy size) - or say it's uncomfortable, or something. I would rather these women just be honest and say, you know, I just don't want to BF; I'd rather FF without trying to excuse their way out of it.
I didn't have much family support; my mom couldn't really BF me; she was a senior in High School at the time and that really wouldn't have been encouraged. so I got the old-fashioned formula of evaporated canned milk and Caro syrup
I was a very healthy kid and am healthy now- but then again, I didn't get vaxed on schedule either - not on purpose; that is just how it worked out. I didn't get "caught up" until right before kindergarten. My mom was skeptical of my desire to BF; my grandma and aunts were like, great if you're able to; we weren't - same thing from my MIL and her family.
BUT - I have a great network of BF'ing friends. Never went to LLL meeting. It was hard at first. I cried - I was so engorged DS couldn't latch. so we pumped and gave bottles of Expressed BM for about a month, with me nursing only a couple feedings a day. it broke my heart to pump - I knew I would have to when I went back to work; but didn't want to before I really had to. Now at 12 weeks, DS is a great nurser, I have a great supply and I wouldnt change a thing but it is not this way for everybody.
I don't judge women who FF or get angry at them. I just want them to be honest about why (most that I've met are not