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These Men Became Breastfeeders For One Long, Long Day

"You all make things look easier than they actually are."

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Breastfeeding is something most men don’t really understand (but have a lot of opinions about nonetheless). So we had two regular guys — Curly and Zach — give it a try so they could understand what it's REALLY like.

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Now you’re probably thinking… how is that going to work exactly? By using this breastfeeding and breast milk expression simulator.

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As you might imagine, the guys were a little unsure of this at first.

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Yup, Curly. All day.

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But we have to give Curly props. He got expressing milk down pretty quickly.

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The guys quickly started to experience the everyday struggles women know all too well.

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They didn't just experience the physical discomfort, though — they also found out breastfeeding can seriously interrupt your day. "I couldn't get into a work rhythm," Zach said. "Every time I'd get into a flow it was time to breastfeed."

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They also learned the hard way that women who breastfeed have to deal with a lot of attention in public (although Zach might’ve received a little less attention if he’d invested in a good nursing bra).

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This attention was an eye opener for Curly who felt real anxiety about being in public when his alarm went off saying he had to breastfeed.

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And while they didn’t experience what it’s EXACTLY like to breastfeed….

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Try skipping two feedings with a real baby... or real breasts.

They definitely learned a lot and gained a new perspective.

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