Developing the Right Technique
Many new mothers assume that breastfeeding correctly is as easy as it looks. But while newborn babies can nurse instinctively, it often takes new moms a little longer to get the hang of breastfeeding. One key to successful breastfeeding is developing the right technique. And that's where a support network of lactation experts, doctors, and moms who have breastfed comes in. You can also get support and information from La Leche League, an international organization dedicated to breastfeeding. (www.lalecheleague.org) With some help, the majority of women are able to breastfeed successfully. So keep a positive attitude and follow these tips to help make nursing a pleasant experience for your baby and you.