What Should Mothers Know about Breastfeeding?


If you’re getting close to your due date and are wondering about breastfeeding, now is a good time to think about it. Once that little one is born, you’re going to be too tired to think about much besides when you’ll get your next nap. Most of the experts say that breastfeeding is the healthiest way to feed your baby and if you’re committed to giving it a try, there are some things to know. Here they are.

1. It’s Natural, but That Doesn’t Mean It’s Easy

I’ve breastfed three babies and they were each different. My first had some trouble, but my third was a breeze. Your body has some sense of what needs to be done and your baby’s instincts will help too. However, breastfeeding can be hard as you get used to it. It might be difficult, but you will get better at it and soon you’ll be nursing in the middle of the night without even waking all the way up. Stick with it!

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