But I also wondered whether fathers of breastfed babies could participate, too. As we get ready for our second child this fall, my husband and I have been talking about what we might want to do differently this time around. There are parts of breastfeeding that I enjoyed, and I want to do it again with my second baby. But the biological reality of breastfeeding places a huge physical and mental strain on women, and figuring out how to share this responsibility is not always intuitive. Exacerbating this burden is the fact that paid parental leave in the United States is still not guaranteed, and even more rare for non-birthing partners.
'My Husband Wants to Breastfeed:' The Phenomenon Nobody Talks About But Everyone Googles
"My Husband Wants Me to Breastfeed Him" Is a Real Thing, Experts Say | Time
Breastfeeding my husband! How many people would say that? In fact, there are couples out there practice this. Now you might be wondering whether it's an activity you might personally try out.
Breastfeeding Your Husband, Boyfriend, or Partner
I walked around with the nipples of each bottle in my bra all day long, so they would get my scent on them. Friends tried. My husband tried. But the boy just wanted my boob.
NCBI Bookshelf. Geneva: World Health Organization; View in own window. There is a demonstration of cup feeding during the Clinical Practice 3. If a mother and baby are available to come to the classroom, the demonstration can be done as a part of this session.