I Am Strong {Breastfeeding in a Modern World}

by Krystal Cleaver on May 7, 2014

I am strong because at 39 weeks and 1 day my son, Brendon was born.

I am strong because I endured 24 hours of labor, and only dilated to 5cm and he still hasn’t dropped into the birthing canal.

I am strong because after knowing I refused to have a cesarean section, my doctor told me it was the only option.

I am strong because while in the operating room, we found out my son’s umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck.

I am strong because we heard his cry even before he was taken out of my body.

I am strong because I am still exclusively breastfeeding, despite how difficult the world makes it.

I am strong

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Faith May 7, 2014 at 9:24 pm

My sons name is Brendon too ❤❤❤

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Kayla June 14, 2014 at 9:04 pm

I absolutely loved this! Perfect explanation on how it feels to go through it

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