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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Seriously... formula!!!



I am struggling with an abscess from mastitis. I have had to use some of my frozen milk to keep up with Elaina. I have had several strong temptations to just throw in the towel with breastfeeding and pumping through so much pain. I am recovering and Elaina is nursing a lot more. She has only had one bottle today and that was because I was at work. But look what came in the mail today! What is wrong with this country? The main ingredient in the "sensitive" formula is corn syrup solids... yuck! If I did not have the resolve that I do and the knowledge that my body can provide for my baby this would have pushed me over the edge and tempt me to supplement with formula. Bad Similac, bad!!!!

2 comments:

  1. It's this very circumstance that prompted me, 3 days after my son was born, to use formula. I hate it. I love that NY is now not allowed to encourage formula.

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  2. this makes me so furious. so glad you know better and are strong. would be so easy to give up. :(

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