The birth of Camie Goldhammer’s first daughter did not go as planned. The labor had gone long, and Goldhammer, a social worker, ended up having an emergency C-section.
And she was still in shock when a nurse gently helped her open the top of her gown to put the tiny child to her breast.
“I had not taken a breastfeeding course,” Goldhammer said. “I’d never really seen anybody breastfeed. No one […].”