When I lost my breast milk supply after attending my first blogging conference last summer, I learned how fragile that part of my identity was. I love every aspect of providing nutrition for my children, but breastfeeding doesn’t come without its challenges.
Breastfeeding mothers everywhere should have access to information that allows them to make an informed choice and the support they need to breastfeed. Even in developed countries, where we needn’t worry about the quality of our water or question the integrity of formula makers, we still have a long way to go to support breastfeeding moms.
Read Vanessa’s story at Nature’s Most Splendid Superfood: Breast Milk - De Su Mama.
Writer and legacy builder at De Su Mama (www.desumama.com), Vanessa is building a legacy for her biracial children through memoir writing, explorations of personal identity and the documentation of parenting values, traditions, travel and food culture. She is a bicultural Latina in an interracial marriage who believes in creating a purposed legacy and is driven to help other parents do the same.