Six Tips For Preparing To Breastfeed
If you are a mother who is preparing to breastfeed in the future, there are some tips you can take to improve the experience. First, find someone who is breastfeeding and spend time with them so you can know what a normal feeding session is supposed to look like. Learn the basics and take a prenatal breastfeeding course if possible. Finally, set up a support team just in case you will need certain information or helpful advice to keep the process as easy as possible.
- When preparing to breast feed for the first baby it is important to understand the basic mechanics and practice.
- While breast feeding is dominated by the mother it does not mean that a partner cannot engage in a support role.
- The mother should understand that they are not alone in the breast feeding process and that they can build support and expertise networks.
“There is no substitute for seeing the process up close and personal before your baby arrives.”