Mom Confessinals

Q&A With Chris Pegula of Diaper Dude: It Takes Three to Make a Thing Go Right

March 1, 2010

{disclosure : written by guest writer | i am a bravado ambassador }

According to a study by the Bravado Breastfeeding Information Council the greatest sources of support and encouragement mentioned by enthusiastic breastfeeding mothers, were their baby’s dads. Partners were also cited as the most influential person in the initial decision to breastfeed. Dads are there, now more than ever, and this means the world to breastfeeding moms and babies. The important supportive role fathers play, both emotional and physical, in breastfeeding is not to be underestimated, it is to be celebrated!

We spoke with Chris Pegula, inventor of Diaper Dude diaper bags and member of the BBIC advisory board for more insight on how dads play a part in the breastfeeding decision and process.

Q: What role do you think a dad should play in the decision to breastfeed their child?

A: When it comes to breast-feeding, most guys tend to assume that this is strictly a role for the women. The decision however should be mutual – a shared feeling about the upbringing of your child. As with most parenting issues there are no absolutes, nor right and wrong.

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