Today, May 4th, 2016, marks my two-year “nursiversary.” I wrote about my first nursiversary here, and in that blog post discussed the cold, hard numbers of my journey. And after we made it to a year, people kept asking: how long will you nurse your son? And my answer is and has always been the same: as long as he will have me.
Which breast pump is best? A simple, single question with a nearly infinite number of complex answers. Ask 100 breastfeeding moms and you’ll get 100 answers. One pump has great reviews on Amazon, but many mothers claim it didn’t work well for them. Your friend insists that another brand is amazing, but you buy it and it’s a dud for you. The lactation consultant recommends a brand you’ve never heard of. The insurance company offers you 6 different options, and let’s not even start on what Google has to say. Why is there so much conflicting information?