We all have certain expectations as we begin our breastfeeding journeys. Sometimes those expectations are met and sometimes they are exceeded- it’s all part of your developing role has a new mom. Today we’re continuing our series where we follow three moms and their newborns as they explore breastfeeding for the first year of life. Have common issues such as vasospasms and colic been resolved yet? How are the moms dealing with breastfeeding in public and returning back to work? Plus, more on pumping and getting support from family and friends.
The 12-part series follows three mothers along their breastfeeding journeys throughout their first year of breastfeeding. Each month, listeners catch a glimpse into these mother’s lives, hearing about their breastfeeding triumphs and struggles, typical behavior for babies for each age and stage, and how they have grown into and embraced their roles as mothers.
What are the top news headlines involving breastfeeding and parenting? What’s the big news parents are talking about around the watercooler? We’ll comb through all the articles and discuss the main issues impacting nursing mothers around the world.
There’s a lot to think about when you begin breastfeeding for the first time. What should you expecting in the beginning? What can you do now to make this transition into motherhood happen as smoothly as possible?