Choosing to breastfeed is one of the best decisions you can make, but it’s a big commitment that can be challenging, especially for new mothers. Breast milk has essential nutrients to help your baby grow, is easier on their sensitive stomachs, and contains immune-boosting antibodies that can help your child fight off colds and viruses.
While nursing your child is the typical option, some women will need to pump if returning to work. You may also want to pump to increase your milk supply or to freeze milk for later use. To help you, here are tips for creating a breastfeeding and pumping schedule as well as tips for pumping and nursing in general.Continue Reading