While breastfeeding, when did your cycle return?

Did you milk it for all it was worth? (breastfed or pumped)

Saturday, June 28, 2008

You have a baby...in a bar

I know most everyone has seen Sweet Home Alabama with Reese Witherspoon—a funny part is when she (Reese) shows up at a bar and sees her high school friend and says, “you have a baby…..in a bar.”
I laughed at how ridiculous that is—I’d never do that (would I?).

Yet, just a few weeks ago—Rusty and I strolled down to Crestline Village to grab dinner with friends. We decided on Otey’s—great little eatery with famous grilled chicken sandwiches—but it is…..a bar. Of course we eat outside and I would never take Par there for a late dinner—but Otey’s seems to attract and early crowd of families---all with toddlers and babies in tow. Par decided he wanted to eat too—so I snuck away and “hid” on the other side of Bug’s Boys and fed him while standing up. If you know the area, you know there isn’t really a place to hide next to Bug’s Boys—but there weren’t many people coming and going—and you honestly wouldn’t have been able to tell that I was even BF. It just looked like I was rocking my baby to sleep—thanks to one of my favorite BF tops!

But—at the end of the day—I basically breastfed my baby while eating dinner at Oteys—so did I BF my baby at a bar?

The best part of the story— I was coming back to the table with a very full, calm and happy baby. I loved how nice it was not to have to worry about measuring, scooping, shaking, and cleaning each time Par is hungry. Sometimes I put us (Par and me) in a situation that doesn’t lend itself easily to BF him—but I can say without a doubt—BF is never an inconvenience—it actually makes life TONS easier because of it being SO convenient—perfect temp, perfect amount, perfect taste—everytime!

1 comment:

Cindy said...

That is a cool top! I never bought any nursing clothes with Claire, I just pulled up my t-shirt. But I may have to get a few for my next kiddo, in case I take them to a bar or something ;-)