My personal Facebook feed has been littered with cute newborn faces and smiling mom’s and dad’s. It makes me think back on my first few weeks as a mom both times around. There are lots of things that are on your mind those first few weeks but nursing mothers are consumed with thoughts about feeding their babies. Here are my tips from experience with two very different children on how to make it through nursing your baby and beyond.
Make use of the lactation specialists in the hospital. Those poor women at my hospital should have moved into my room with my daughter and I. As a new mom, who had a c-section, with a baby who could not figure out how to latch we had a lot of issues. The nurses and the experts were the only reason why I stayed with it. They showed me what to do, over and over again, [Read more...]