Wet nurse: Mother of other women breastfeeding


Any woman that has ever felt judged on her decision to not book her baby this week will be welcomed by a statement issued by Royal College Midwives (RCM).

On Tuesday, the organization said that if a woman determines the formula, then her child must be fed and respected.
But before introducing the 19th Century Cereal Bottle, instead of the other women who were unable or breastfed to breastfeed – a wet nurse.

Here, one mother of three from Caerphilly shared her experience of breastfeeding for other women

Samantha Gadsden can treat breastfeeding as a controversial topic. Especially when your infant is fed to another woman. she has volunteered during her time – and her breasts – becoming the first 10 years of her second child to become a mother herself.

“I can not remember how big my children and sisters, my children,” 47-year-old said.

She first worked as a wet nurse to help a friend, whose child was in the hospital. The woman’s big child was not allowed to stay in the ward and did not use the bottle.

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“She called me because someone desperately despaired her for her … I said, okay, but how would I feed her?”

“He said, ‘I expected you to feed him’, so what did I do?”

Even when the children are breastfeeding, they have suckled a breast. “She asked me because she knew that I used to feed my baby, it is simply because many bottles of these nipples are not used.”

Another time he responded to a new mother, who was looking for donor breast milk: “He was senior and he was hungry … he was in a hospital, he used to do an operation and he could not eat and could not pump … they had a formula Is cast.

“I said, ‘I did not get a pump, but I got a pair of milk, so if you’re frustrated, I’ll feed your kids’.

“We are a very strong friend now, it was a few years ago and we used to stay on vacation.”

He said that he never jealous of his mother. He has fed the children: “If someone asks you to feed your child, they need their help and you are giving them, not so.”

Mrs. Godson works as a lover – a woman who helps, supports and advises other women during pregnancy. And during and after birth

But he said that wet nursing was completely separate from his given work. He would not take money to feed the other woman’s baby.

“This is not a professional thing, it’s something I support mother-mother-mother”.

“[Waste Nursing] is not something I’ll do for money. I do not think it’s wrong to make money. Especially because of money, because everything is valuable, but not personal.”

When people learn about their wet nursing then they have different reactions. “If they are in a breastfed community or it’s my friends ‘amazing then it is so beautiful. You are for other people’ but other people ‘Oh my God’.

She particularly saw strong reactions. She saw when people came to know. She fed the mother after feeding her mother online. “They said] ‘She did not know you, you could have done something, you could have some, you could have AIDS’.

“Initially, most mammals are within the NHS screening program themselves. They do not always pray and suddenly develop these weird diseases.

“And at a certain degree, if you are going to ask someone to give your child milk, but there must be an element of faith at first.”

He is sure that there is a lot of moist nurses. If they knew that it was an option, more women would use them. “I think it’s more than we know about it – people do not always say it always.”

The National Childbright Trust said that wet nursing was “not common in the UK”. But acknowledged that some women officially fed other women’s children.

A statement states: “Some people think of wet-nursing as uncomfortable. But, there is no legal reason. Women who want to get wet or want to use wet nurses and the NC believes that women are setting up themselves. An agreement on this should be supported by their decision. ”

John Wellness Wells, health and welfare organization in Wales, said ” the first six months of the mothers”. Nothing should be given to their children except breast milk. It should be given at least until the child’s first birthday.

If a mother’s milk is not available, the next best thing is to breast milk. But, those who are breastfeeding should be aware of the risks of transfusion of infected blood vessels and other infections. , Bacterial pollution after the transfer and collection of chemicals