Depressed after quitting breastfeeding

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Laura - posted on 01/14/2014

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ahhh yes. I know that feeling, I went through the same thing. At one point I had pumped 4 times during the day while I was at work and had gotten a TOTAL of 1/4 ounce. I cried and cried and felt like a total failure.
What a let down! A bit of mourning is expected, but I suspect you'll see the silver lining before long!
Are your older children interested in feeding him?
Perhaps you could take charge of his formula and make it yourself! There are several tutorials of recipies on youtube.
I found a couple good videos, here's one with cows milk,

and one with goats milk

Katie - posted on 01/14/2014

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I'm not depressed in the way that I may not take care of him nor my other children. I am just feeling very down and upset about breastfeeding not working out :(. I tried so hard to.....i wish I could just come to terms with it and move on, but it's especially hard knowing this is my last baby and I did not succeed like I wanted to. I have been able to spend more time with my older kids now that I'm not sitting in a rocking chair in the bedroom for hours on end trying to get him to feed correctly. :/

Laura - posted on 01/14/2014

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See your doctor, DON'T WAIT! You want the best for your baby. The best thing for your baby is to have a happy mum. Tell your doctor right away!

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