Why breastfeed is important?
Tips for new parents
If anyone has a handle on what moms really need to know about breastfeeding, its the mothers who had successfully breastfed their babies in the past. Your mother can be a great choice. Apart from them let's know some of the other facts, which most of the moms prefer and have shared.
Let's start with some of the best breastfeeding practices for new moms-
1. Always be prepared ahead of time
2. Always consult with the experienced ones
3. Nurse frequently, as its the signal given by your baby for more milk production
Breast makes milk continously, but they make more if they are empty ie, the frequency you breastfeed your baby. Specially during the first few weeks, the feeding frequency send to signal to your breasts for the amount of milk going to need in future. Try to limit the use of formula milk in this period as this may affect your milk cycle and quantity. If your baby isn’t well enough to nurse a lot, it’s important to hand-express or pump so that these signals are still transmitted to your breasts.”
4. Discover a mutual feeding pattern betweek you and your baby.
Every baby is different, and you have to understand this.. so don't worry if he feed more than 8 to 10 times a day. Its pattern which you have to discover with your baby. Also,different women have different storage capacity which directly affects the feeding frequency.
5. Breastfeeding should not be painful.
Pain in our body is always a signal that something is wrong. So if you feel pain, try to get medical help as soon as possible.
6. Breastfeeding is more than just a way of feeding a baby.
Breastfeeding is just not a mode of feeding.. it helps your baby to soothe and gives him psychological and physiological advantages. It comforts the baby and gives relaxation.