Tips for Breastfeeding Success | Fit Pregnancy

Tips for Breastfeeding Success

The first six weeks are crucial to long-term nursing. Here are the skills you'll need.

Fast let-down  If forceful jets of milk overwhelm your baby, take him off your breast to let him catch his breath until the spraying subsides. Also try offering only one breast per feeding. “Your baby may fuss on the second breast if he wants to suck but can’t deal with Niagara Falls,” Harvey says.Your early investment in breastfeeding will pay off long term for you and your baby. At first, I holed up in my house, nursing only in the rocker with the pillow positioned just so, nursing pads and lanolin close at hand. Now all I need is Cobi, and all he needs is me.

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