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Originally Posted by twinvillageiowa
I think sometimes people get so wrapped up in how good bfing is that they forget that not everyone wants to/can do it. Formula is not as good as breast milk, but so what? If it was sooo terrible, people would all be bfing. Babies need to grow, and whatever is going to make them do that is what they should have. Just remind people that just because they were able to/decided to bf, doesn't mean that it works for everyone.
Originally Posted by pookel
How do you respond to people who make derogatory comments about formula and anyone who uses it? How do you get through to people who don't understand that it really is a medical necessity for some women? Or people who laugh off your feelings and tell you they're tired of hearing your sob stories about how you couldn't breastfeed?
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