Holistic Wellness

By: Andria Bell | July 22, 2018

The first few months of breastfeeding was one of the most challenging and isolating periods of time in my life. I remember sometimes feeling as though I couldn’t leave my house for more than 20 minutes at a time in case I had to feed my baby. There were many times when I felt as though I had to miss out on social gatherings. The phrase “I can’t, he has to nurse” was something my partner heard all too often. It wasn’t that I couldn’t physically nurse elsewhere, it’s that I wasn’t comfortable. I would nurse in front of my partner and my mom, and that was it. 

 

It wasn’t until 8 weeks postpartum that I stumbled across my first “Mommy & Me yoga class”. I watched how each Mom used their preferred method of feeding (ie: the...