2. The breast pump has become a home accent.
3. You look down to find your shirt open- and you just signed for a package from UPS.
4. You realize that the delivery driver of said package must also be part of a breastfeeding family, because he did not even seem to notice.
5. You have learned that those little crop circles that appear on your shirt and bed sheets dry quickly- why bother changing?
6. Nursing at the dinner table while eating is no longer impressive.
7. Nursing at the dinner table while eating is no longer noticed.
8. You use nursing pads as coasters.
9. You ask your childless visitor if he can hold the bag of breast milk while you grab the tubing for your wife to pump- and do not notice until you come back that his face is void of color.
10. You have thought more than once, “there is nothing that feels natural or intuitive about learning how to do this.”
11. You have experienced “Nursing Yoga”. You know, those talented positions assumed by your baby while still managing to stay latched on. For example, her bottom in the air, one foot on mom’s stomach, while holding the opposite foot with remaining hand.
12. You have been mesmerized by the eyes that look up at you so intently, inquisitively and expressively while nursing. You confirm that no words are needed to communicate.
13. You fall in love with the “nursing smile”. The one that appears while your baby is latched on and displays not just on his mouth, but also shines from his eyes.
14. You experience the benefits of such an initially awkward and time consuming choice, and now know that you would never choose otherwise.
What would you add?