Blogger Sophia Cachia Reveals The Struggles She Faces Breastfeeding With 12GG Breasts!
The Young Mummy blogger Sophia Cachia has spoken out about her struggles with breastfeeding due to the size of her breasts.
The Melbourne mum-of-two is very open with followers of her mummy blog and often shares her parenting experiences with the aim of empowering other woman. She even live streamed part of her labour with daughter Florence a few months ago!
Cachia recently appeared on the Daily Edition talking about how she was struggles to feed her four-month-old daughter in public.
“It was often physically impossible,” she reveals. “My boobs are quite large and when your milk comes in, the often double in size so it wasn’t me being embarrassed, it’s more an issue of can you do it?”
The mum of two was a size 12GG before she fell pregnant and says she often needs the help of her husband Jaryd when it comes to breastfeeding.
“I needed to be sitting down, I needed support around me,” she explained.
“I often needed my husband to help me because your babies are so little, there’s a risk of suffocating your babies, which people laugh at when I tell them but it’s actually a serious issue.”
The 26-year-old is a huge supporter of women doing whatever feels right for them when it comes to raising their kids. She says she’s a ‘mixed feeder’ of formula and breast milk and wants to let other mums know there is no right or wrong way of doing things.
“Do whatever you want. I’ve got three sisters and we’ve all fed our babies differently,” she says. “Do what feels best for your baby. If your baby’s hungry, feed them.”
Speaking about breast feeding Florence in public the blogger says “I can’t express how gobsmacked I am that something like this in 2017 is still deemed controversial. I’m feeding my baby girl, how is that still a big deal? It’s been happening for hundreds of years. If anything I wanted to bring positivity to it, not controversy.”
Did you find it difficult breastfeeding with large breasts? What did you do to help make the process easier?