Just like every new mom, Winwyn Marquez is slowly but surely navigating her parenting journey. That's how it's supposed to be done, right? After all, babies don't come with a manual.
The actress and beauty queen has been generously sharing weekly updates about her new life as a mom on social media - from her pregnancy announcement last December to Baby Luna's newborn photo shoot last month.
Her honesty and authenticity has been evident in her posts that show the raw and unfiltered experiences as a first-time mom. Her no-makeup look, her postpartum struggles, and recently, her perfectly imperfect breastfeeding journey.
On June 14, Winwyn shared a photo of her breastfeeding her almost 2 month old daughter, Luna Teresita Rayn.
The actress said, "Breast milk is still the best milk you can give your little one, but there are many factors involved to its possibility and supply."
It can be recalled that Winwyn expressed her commitment to breastfeed her baby in her vlog, where she shared the contents of her hospital bag.
"Ang pinakamarami kong laman sa bag, breastfeeding stuff. Yung hospital kasi they are an advocate of breastfeeding moms. Para sure tayong magkamilk, sana talaga magka-milk," she said.
Winwyn has also been posting in her Instagram stories that she has been pumping, taking in lactation supplements, and eating healthy.
Like a true queen, it is admirable for Winwyn that in her advocacy to promote breastfeeding, she didn't want to alienate moms who choose other ways to feed their babies.
She continues, "So whether you give breast milk, formula, or combination - know that as long as you're trying your best to be a good mother, you're already doing a great job." Winwyn assures all moms, new or not, "Don't be too hard on yourself, mama."
This story originally appeared on Smartparenting.com.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.
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