I often ask women who are expecting if they have prepared for breastfeeding. Sometimes I get “I took a breastfeeding class at the hospital” or “I read a book,” but often I just get a blank stare. Prepare for breastfeeding? Why prepare for breastfeeding? It is natural, right? Yes, breastfeeding is instinctual for babies, but […]
Breastfeeding is one of the most important things you can do for your child. We can learn a lot from other mammals.
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Many new mothers worry about the first nursing session in public with their new baby. This does not have to be a stressful time though, if mom is comfortable and prepared. One thing you can do to prepare is to practice! Nursing in front of a bedroom mirror may show you how covered you already […]