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LET’S TALK

ABOUT BREASTFEEDING

  • 28
    Jun
    Breastfeeding
    Written By BMU Topics Editor
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    Let's Talk - Breastfeeding - Black Mothers United

    The following information was obtained from WebMD.com If you're planning to breastfeed, remember it's just like learning any other new skill. And you get better with practice. Here's how to prepare. Get Info Talk to your OB and pediatrician about breastfeeding. Read a few books, such as the New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding, issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Don't Go It Alone See if your hospital has a lactation consultant to help new moms learn about breastfeeding. Many hospitals offer this service for free. If not, consider hiring a certified lactation consultant yourself. For more information, contact the International Lactation Consultant Association. Keep handy your lactation coach's and pediatrician's phone numbers. Prepare Yourself Mentally Practice relaxation techniques, such