Emily had two very different breastfeeding experiences between her first and second child. In this episode, she opens up about the good and bad of breastfeeding and how she overcame her struggles.
In this episode, my friend Emily talks about her two very different experiences with breastfeeding. She opens up about the beautiful part every mom anticipates, but also how breastfeeding was hard when she realized she was struggle with D-MER (Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex). Some key points brought up in the episode:
Emily shares the different experiences she had between her first and second child with breastfeedingWhat D-MER is, how to recognize it, and to not be afraid to ask for helpWhy having a support system is important when you are post baby and your hormones are all over the place.
Emily is originally from Plano, Texas. She and her husband moved to Redlands, California in 2011. They have an 8 year old girl, Claire, an almost five year old boy, Max, and another girl due in January 2020! Emily graduated from California Baptist University with a BA in English, and she is currently a stay at home mom.
CLICK HERE for a document you can take to your provider that better explains D-MER.
Here is a Website about D-MER: https://d-mer.org/
Here is a Facebook Group that supports moms who struggle with D-MER
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