From marie clare: Australian Comedian Opens Up About His Wife’s Struggles With Breastfeeding

“I’m starving my baby.” – by marie claire
Australian Comedian Opens Up About His Wife’s Struggles With Breastfeeding

Australian comedian Anthony “Lehmo” Lehmann has opened up about his wife, Kelly Kearney’s struggle with breast-feeding after welcoming their son Laddie Buster Lehmann in July 2016.

Speaking to co-host Jo Stanley on their Gold 104.3 radio show, Anthony discussed the “pressure put on new mums when it comes to breastfeeding over bottle feeding”.

“It’s everywhere. All the literature you read, the stuff issued by the government, it all says ‘breastfeed, breastfeed, breastfeed and here are the benefits of breastfeeding’,” Lehmann said. “But what that ignores is the pressure it puts on mothers who are unable to produce the milk and how that makes these mothers feel….”

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“Just feed your baby – that should be the number one guideline over and above everything else. Feed your baby,” he said.

For more information on Breastfeeding visit Fed Is Best or the Australian Breastfeeding Association or consult your physician.

Read more at https://www.marieclaire.com.au/article/lifestyle/anthony-lehmann-opens-up-about-his-wife-s-struggles-with-breastfeeding