“Breastfeeding is an unsentimental metaphor for how love works, in a way. You don’t decide how much and how deeply to love you respond to the beloved, and give with joy exactly as much as they want.” -Marni Jackson
The world today is fighting the battleagainst the novel coronavirus pandemic andthere is distress everywhere. At this time of chaos, about two percent of the world femalepopulation would be pregnant. For thesemillions of women, pregnancy has becomea period of anxiety. The most anticipatedand beautiful time in a woman’s life has nowchanged into a stressful situation.
As a 29 year old married woman, who married her love, I am hapy. Being married for two years, we finally decided to have a baby but the road wasn’t easy. I have hashimoto thyroid, a condition which I have been dealing since my first menstruation. In order to conceive a baby I had to go through check up, take medication, lower my TSH level. We were determined and everything in place. After few months we were told we can finally conceive and following that month, I was pregnant. Never had I thought I would conceive so early.
KATHMANDU, August 19: Despite knowing how important mother's milk is for an infant, nursing mothers often are obliged to leave their newborns starving just to avoid the embarrassment of breastfeeding them in public.