I'm am excited to be Similac StrongMom Ambassadors and sponsored blog partner. This post is sponsored, but please know that my opinion is my own and I write every post from the heart. Please see below for additional disclosure.
Baby Aiden will be a year old in less than 2 months, almost in the blink of an eye. I've learned new things and relearned a few I must have forgotten. It's been an different experience raising a baby while working full time, I was a SAHM when I had Madison.
I've was fortunate enough to be a Similac Strong Mom Ambassador and shared a lot of my feelings and thoughts on working while breastfeeding, supplementing with formula, and deciding to only use formula in the end. All of my decisions were meet with support and understanding from all of you and I sincerely appreciate that from the bottom of my heart! As women we should work on understanding others decisions and supporting them the best we can.
Similac is the formula we decided as a family we trusted and stuck with, they have a great program for new mothers that you can check out here.
They also have an interesting history -
With the 1920s came the discovery of insulin, the innovation of penicillin, and the creation of Similac – a product that would feed millions of babies for nearly 90 years and more to come. (Similac was created by Dr. Alfred Bosworth, who invented it to fulfill a need on the Boston Floating Hospital, a ship built in 1906 to aid poor women with sick children.) Since the creation of Similac, Abbott has been a trailblazer in the infant health and nutrition space among its competitors. They shared an awesome infographic:
If you are a new or soon to be new mother I highly suggest doing your research and checking out Similac's Strong Mom Program! Knowledge is power and they give a lot of great points for breastfeeding or formula feeding, whatever your choice.