I decided on three things when my partner and I found out we were expecting our baby boy: That he would be called Max, that we were going to love him no matter what, and that I was going to breastfeed. Though I’d always believed “fed is best,” there was something in the back of my mind that still told me formula-feeding my child would be failing.
Joining countless online parenting groups didn’t help. Breastfeeding was the holy grail, and formula-feeding was second best. Other moms made it clear what they thought: If you were not offering your child your