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Balanced Breastfeeding Mantras for Mamas

Pick a mantra. Write it down. Repeat it to yourself again and and. Mother yourself so that you can mother your child.

I’m okay. My baby’s okay. We’re okay.

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I am strong and resilient. I am capable of mothering this child.

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I am not alone.

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I have control over my choice to continue to make milk for my baby.

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My trusted healthcare providers are making safe spaces for me and my baby. They will help guide me.

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I can protect myself and my baby by practicing physical distancing, hand washing, and disinfecting my surroundings.

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I am committed to finding a way to feel connected during this especially isolating time.

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I notice that my compartmentalized life has permeable walls. I am noticing this and allowing it to happen.

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I am allowing myself to soften to the idea that I may not have the spring and summer seasons I imagined.

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I am giving myself permission to trust, relax, and let go. 

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I give myself permission to feel the range of emotions that will accompany this experience. All of my feelings are valid.

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I am allowing myself to be accepting of the reality that my physical social interactions will be very limited.

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I am committed to paying close attention to and caring for my body.

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I am committed to paying close attention to and caring for my baby.

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