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Things I Wish I’d Been Told About Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is certainly an experience that it is difficult to feel totally ready for. These are some things I wished I had known beforehand. Be prepared Nursing bras, nursing tops, nipple cream. Get your equipment ready before you start. Leaks happen so get some breast pads. Reusables are a great option for the environment and often more comfortable. Watch out for blocked ducts and mastitis Both can be painful and mastitis can make you very ill. If you have a blocked duct try feeding with the baby’s chin in the direction of the blockage. Change sides regularly and make sure your bra is not too tight to try and avoid these problems. It can be a bit awkward, but it’s...

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