If you are able to and you want to, breastfeeding can be one of the most rewarding things a new mom can experience. However, at some point you or your baby will be ready to wean.
For women who wish to breastfeed and are able, breastfeeding can be one of the most wonderful experiences a mom can have. But as natural as breastfeeding is, it does not always come easily to a new mom or baby.
“What did I do wrong?” “Why isn’t my baby normal?” “Am I going to hurt my baby by changing his diaper?” Mothers of babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are constantly asking themselves questions like these. This stress
For moms who choose to and are able to, breastfeeding helps give babies a great start in life. But this seemingly natural task is not always easy — in fact it can be difficult, especially in the beginning when breastfeeding requires a lot of patience and determination.
Between all the new moms who have been coming to my office lately, and the fact that I just had another little one myself, I’m definitely in new-mom mode.
The last several years have seen major strides for working moms who breastfeed. Workplaces are now more supportive of breastfeeding, and the issue has received much more global awareness.
Returning to the workplace while continuing to breastfeed can be a challenge. First and foremost, it means women will have to pump breast milk to store and then use with a bottle.