Why I’m writing for the Keep Britain Breastfeeding Scavenger …

It’s Breastfeeding Awareness Week later this month and I’ve been wondering how I’d feel about that if I had stopped breastfeeding like I thought I’d have to at eight weeks, then four months, then six months. Would the acute disappointment, the unnecessary guilt and the pain which felt like, well, grief, have dissipated enough for me to take it in and participate? Would I still be avoiding anything that mentioned the B-word because it still hurt that things hadn’t worked out? These are personal questions for myself that I’ll never have the answer to. Because I am where I am,…