Breastfeeding Dilemma: AITA for Refusing My Sister's Offer to Nurse My Baby?

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Breastfeeding can be a touchy subject, especially when it involves family. In this case, a mother is asked by her sister to breastfeed her baby, but declines and makes a comment that offends her sister. The situation escalates and the mother is accused of shaming her sister. But who is really in the wrong here? Is it okay to decline an offer to breastfeed someone else's baby? Or was the mother's comment too harsh? Read on to find out more about this dramatic family feud and decide for yourself who the real a**hole is.

Juggling two kids and breastfeeding- what would you do? 🤔

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Sibling rivalry or a generous proposition? 🤔

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Sibling or Sibling-in-law: Who should nurse the baby? 🤔

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Sibling rivalry or generous offer? Let's discuss extended breastfeeding.

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No favoritism even among siblings for breastfeeding moms. 😊

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👶🏻😕 A mother's struggle to balance social life and breastfeeding.

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🤱Sibling bond or parenting overstep? Sister offers to nurse baby.🤱

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Sibling support - a breastfeeding mom's saving grace! 🤱

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🤔 Considering sister's offer to nurse my baby with her milk?

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Considerations for formula feeding discussed, no hard feelings involved 😊

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Politely declining sister's offer to nurse baby gets awkward.

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User refuses sister's offer to nurse baby, deems it creepy 😬

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Did declining sister's nursing offer lead to a mommy war?

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Family feud over breastfeeding, am I the a**hole? 🤔

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Politely declining sister's offer to nurse her baby 💕

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Debating the ethics of sisterly nursing. 🤔

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🤱🏻👶🏻 Nursing dilemma causes family feud. AITA or not?

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Sister won't take no for an answer when offering to nurse 🤱

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Breastfeeding dilemma: should she have accepted her sister's offer? 🤱

Breastfeeding can be a contentious issue, and it's even more complicated when it involves family. A woman with two young children declined her sister's offer to nurse her baby, and things got awkward. The sisters and their friend group all breastfeed, and they often nurse each other's children. When the younger sister joked about switching to formula so she could go out with friends, the older sister offered to take care of the baby. The younger sister's reaction was to decline her offer, which her older sister found hurtful. The situation escalated when the younger sister made it clear that the idea of her sister nursing her child creeped her out. The older sister and her friends left the gathering, and now the younger sister is wondering if she was in the wrong. Was she too harsh in her refusal, or was her sister's offer crossing a boundary? Read on for comments and reactions on this sensitive topic.

YTA for calling her creepy, just decline without name-calling 😕

Jaded_Cryptographer | Jaded_Cryptographer

Debating the merits of accepting sister's breastfeeding offer 🤱

StrongerThanYouKnow5 | StrongerThanYouKnow5

Debating the ethics of wet nursing in different cultures 🤔

000ero | 000ero

Don't shame your sister for offering to be a wet nurse 🤱

The_final_frontier_ | The_final_frontier_

Commenter receives backlash for calling sister's offer 'creepy' 😬

Sad_Silver918 | Sad_Silver918

Sisterly tensions rise over breastfeeding offer 🤷

OverlordPancakes | OverlordPancakes

Commenter called out for shaming sister's breastfeeding choices. YTA.

thekelsey21 | thekelsey21

OP called sister creepy for trying to help with breastfeeding. YTA 🙄

salukiqueen | salukiqueen

Sister suggests nursing OP's baby, fight ensues. ESH. 🤷🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♂️

MsSonderbar | MsSonderbar

YTA for blowing up at sister in public over breastfeeding.

pnutbuttercups56 | pnutbuttercups56

Breastfeeding debate sparks controversy and confusion among commenters.

SignificantAd1743 | SignificantAd1743

Breastfeeding a 4-year-old: when is too old?

GoBlue9000 | GoBlue9000

Commenter defends OP against assumptions made by a reply 😐

Lesley82 | Lesley82

Breastfeeding boundaries are important. Navigating family dynamics can be tough. 💪

Irish19c | Irish19c

Setting boundaries with family 🚫🤱

Good0nPaper | Good0nPaper

Respectful refusal of sister's offer to breastfeed. NTA 👍

ninjagoat123 | ninjagoat123

Breastfeeding is a personal choice. Formula feeding is a-okay! 😊

NoTechnology9099 | NoTechnology9099

Facial reactions can be tricky 😬 but you're NTA here

t27lyne | t27lyne

Respectful refusal of sister's offer to nurse with clear boundaries 🤱

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Stand your ground! 💪 You're NTA for refusing the offer.

Andante79 | Andante79

Declining sister's offer to breastfeed baby: NTA, conversation pushers ESH 😒

Simple-Girl55 | Simple-Girl55

NTA for refusing sister's offer. Breastfeeding bond is for mom-baby.

turkeydinner90 | turkeydinner90

Politeness goes a long way, YTA. 🤷‍♀️

EvocativeEnigma | EvocativeEnigma

Feeling conflicted over sister's offer to nurse baby - NTA 🤱

cherrybounce | cherrybounce

Sister overstepped boundaries, NTA for refusing nursing offer 😊

Cute_Suit_3351 | Cute_Suit_3351

Respectful boundary-setting. NTA 👍

pretzelwhale | pretzelwhale

Respectful refusal of sister's offer, NTA. Avoided health risks 🙏

hbauman0001 | hbauman0001

Nightmare about mom breastfeeding leads to funny reply 😂

MamaofTwinDragons | MamaofTwinDragons

Sister offers to nurse OP's baby, OP declines, sister plays victim 😒

Chesirae96 | Chesirae96

Protecting baby from STI/STDs, refusing sister's offer to nurse. ✅

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Mother refuses sister's offer to nurse baby. Strong opinions ensue.

3x1stent1alCr1s1s | 3x1stent1alCr1s1s

Op accused of being TA for calling sis creepy. Replies defend.

dannybee3 | dannybee3

Is drinking cow milk less weird than human milk? 🤔

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Commenter defends OP, calls sister 'nasty' for offering to nurse. 😬

huevosconchorizo69 | huevosconchorizo69

Respectful disagreement led to unnecessary drama. 🤷

redtaildrummer | redtaildrummer

Breastfeeding boundaries discussed in comment section 👶🏻🤱

3340bronqen | 3340bronqen

A declined offer for breastfeeding leads to discomfort and suspicion 😳

Cent1234 | Cent1234

Respectful decline of sister's offer to nurse baby. NTA 👍

Bitchybabe81 | Bitchybabe81

Sharing breastmilk is a complex issue. Trust is crucial. 🤱

jynxthechicken | jynxthechicken

Breastfeeding advocate says NTA for declining sister's nurse offer 💪👶

leahfinn1 | leahfinn1

Setting boundaries is important. NTA for declining sister's offer.

DramaGirl6155 | DramaGirl6155

Commenter suggests OP was unnecessarily harsh and should apologize

Sublixxx | Sublixxx

Not the a**hole for refusing sister's offer to nurse baby 😌

Fun_Roll_6858 | Fun_Roll_6858

Sibling drama over nursing. Pump milk in sippy cup. 🤱🍼

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Choosing not to breastfeed, NTA for refusing sister's offer 🍼

cdp657 | cdp657

Polite refusal to sister's offer, NTA in breastfeeding dilemma 🍼

stephapeaz | stephapeaz

Respectful refusal of sister's offer to nurse her baby 💪

atreethatownsitself | atreethatownsitself

Commenter questions why OP can't go out while breastfeeding.

CAgirl17 | CAgirl17

Breastfeeding someone else's child, normal or weird? 🍼

Double-dutcher | Double-dutcher

YTA but not terrible. Apologize to your sister for being rude 😕

LavenderEverywhere | LavenderEverywhere

Respectful decline turns into public shaming 💔 NTA

FLKaren | FLKaren

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