New Mom Feels Defeated After a Tough First 10 Months with Her Baby, but Is Changed by One Act of Kindness

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Emotional Pain

“No one prepares you for it, but everyone expects you to be excellent at it. You feel like a complete failure when it doesn’t happen right away.” Isabelle confessed. “Breastfeeding is one of the hardest things I have done, next to labor.” This was a true confidence killer, and as Isabelle was learning how to be a mom, it was more difficult than she thought because she was slowly not trusting herself.

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Finally, Success

Weeks went by with no luck. Isabelle grew more and more tired of the feeling and went to Instagram for comfort often. Still, she was resilient and was not going to give up. Six weeks later, Charlotte latched for the first time! “I cried tears of relief and ecstatic joy.”

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