Breastfeeding is an experience I am so lucky to share with my son. I always knew I wanted to try and breastfeed and hoped we would get the opportunity to. It, however, is a lot different than what I thought it would be, also a lot more challenging.
As someone who has sold breastfeeding products and offered support to many women over the years through my job, I thought I would be somewhat prepared for when I got to experience breastfeeding for myself. Oh, how wrong was I.
Having a new baby in the house is a wonderful yet challenging time. Breastfeeding is no walk in the park and can often be daunting for a mother to begin with. Luckily there are many things your partner or helper can do to make this time a bit easier.
More mothers than ever before are going online for breastfeeding advice, helping each other to network and share their experiences. Continue reading below as our industry professionals debunk some of the more common nursing myths.
Let’s face it, breastfeeding is no picnic. At least, not right away. As rewarding as the experience of nursing may be, finding the most comfortable way to breastfeed is a challenge for any mother starting out. Often, the only solution to discomfort is some good old-fashioned practice.