It's the last episode in our series where we follow three breastfeeding moms as they nurse their babies for the first year of life. What challenges are they facing, and how are they overcoming them to have the best breastfeeding experience possible?
How do you get breastfeeding off to a great start so you don’t need the help of a lactation consultant? Learn what our panelists did to prepare. Do breastfeeding classes and support groups really work? How does your birth team impact your success?
Partner support can be absolutely crucial to a breastfeeding mom's view of success. Learn more about a national campaign with the mission of de-stigmatizing public breastfeeding while encouraging partner support.
Support can make or break a mother's breastfeeding experience. With so many options, how do you choose the type of support that's most beneficial for you?
How do you get breastfeeding off to a great start so you don't need the help of a lactation consultant? Learn what our panelists did to prepare. Do breastfeeding classes and support groups really work? How does your birth team impact your success?
A mother's breastfeeding experience changes drastically over time, starting from her child's birth throughout the months of her baby's life. Today we're continuing our series "Breastfeeding Expectations", where we follow three new moms on their breastfeeding journeys. This month, find out if our moms have settled into a schedule when nursing their babies. Are they getting any sleep at night? Are they facing any new breastfeeding challenges?
Many women face harassment and ridicule while nursing their children in public. What does this harassment typically look like? What exactly are the laws that protect a woman's right to nurse in public? And what should you do if this happens to you?
We often take for granted having modern conveniences at our fingertips. But for many moms who do not live in urban communities, these plans look a little different. What if the nearest hospital was 40 minutes or more from your house? What if you only have one health clinic in your town? What does it look like for a mom seeking breastfeeding support right after birth in these circumstances? Today we’re talking about what it’s like to breastfeed in a rural community.
This series documents the struggles and success of three new moms as they breastfeed their babes for the first 12 months.
You've done everything you can to ensure a successful breastfeeding relationship with your baby, but you're still plagued by challenges. When plans A,B and C don't work... what are plans D, E and F?
Breastfeeding support is critical for a new mom. Extended support groups, both online and off, are sometimes referred to as "mama tribes". Why are these groups so important and how can they help you on your breastfeeding journey?