Breastfeeding can be one of the toughest parts of being a new mom. It’s well understood that breastmilk is the ideal food for newborns. It’s recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics that mothers try to feed their babies breast milk for at least the first six months. But, for a new mom, chances are you’ve had no experience with breastfeeding. So, what are some breastfeeding secrets that will work best for you and your baby?
We’ve created some more robust articles on the subject, including how long you should breastfeed, the health benefits of breastfeeding your baby longer, and even how long you should feed on each breast. But here’s a quick guide to help you ground yourself, set a plan, and remove some anxiety surrounding what’s to come.