Happy World Breastfeeding Week! I'm celebrating by making colostrum.
What's it all about? Take it away, World Health Organization:
World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August in more than 170 countries to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. It commemorates the Innocenti Declaration made by WHO and UNICEF policy-makers in August 1990 to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.I heart the WHO, and its recommendations for breastfeeding. And even though I didn't so much love breastfeeding while I was doing it, looking back it doesn't seem one tenth as miserable as I thought it was.
In fact, I have total nurstalgia right now, and I'm really looking forward to breastfeeding my daughter.
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Further thoughts on breastfeeding:
- One Year Weaniversary
- 20 Months: An Early Musical Tribute, in which I parody Warrant's "Cherry Pie." (If only there were a video.)