Dad Explains Why He ‘Breastfed’ His Newborn

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I took my shirt off. I grabbed my baby. Man, I was like, yeah, this is the most awkward moment of my life. But I never thought in a thousand years I'd ever be doing this.

All the nurses were super happy. I guess they've asked a bunch of dudes to do it and they're all like, no. I was like, my wife is going to kill me. I'm like, I'm never going to live this down, you know?

It's a very scary situation. And then the ultimate outcome in the end, like everybody's OK, everybody's cool. There's no long-lasting affect.

She just shoot her head and laughed and she goes, "You got your wish." [LAUGHS] She's super happy that I was there and was able to take that role and jump in the shoes and just go for it.

A nursing supplemental device may be used in situations where a mom does not have her full milk supply and she still wants her baby to learn how to breastfeed at the breast. When a baby is latched on using this type of device, it gives stimulation to the breast to produce more milk, and the baby is learning to breastfeed at the same time.

I don't see any downsides to offering a feed in this way.

I was just like, oh my God. I couldn't even believe it. I was doing this. I just did what every father should do for their child in this situation, the most natural thing. I was sitting there and it was just like this amazing moment.