Then the guilt set in and I cried for three days. I didn't calm down until someone suggested that I get things into perspective. 'Is it really the only thing that makes you a good mother?' she asked. 'Just look at your son. Does he look bothered?' I looked at Adam guzzling his bottle and thought no!
Six years on I have a happy, healthy son and no one is bothered now whether I breast-fed him or not.
Janet Kingston, from Ormskirk, founder of www.forparentsbyparents.com and mother of Adam, six