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Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms: Everything You Need to Know

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Breastfeeding is a wonderful way to bond with your baby and give them the best possible start in life. I hope these tips help you to have a successful breastfeeding journey, here at Lagosmums we have a wealth of knowledge and Pro tips to help you on your breastfeeding journey.

Expecting Mum Corner

If you are an expectant mum just seeking to equip herself with as much knowledge as possible on breastfeeding;

Firstly, I recommend packing your hospital bag at least a month before your due date as this will give you plenty of time to make sure you have everything you need for yourself and your baby. You don’t want to be stressed and scrambling to pack your bag on the day you go into labor.  Click here for a complete packing Guide.

Secondly Although the current economic climate is making it difficult for many people to make ends meet, and expecting mothers are no exception, however if you’re looking for ways to cut costs, here are a few tips:

Thirdly, every mother has questions, from should I wash my breast before breastfeeding? when should i start breastfeeding?, what do I eat while breastfeeding, and so much more, we answer these questions and much more in this post on ” The “How to” of Breastfeeding” 

Importance of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding can be challenging at first, but it is worth it. The benefits of breastfeeding are far-reaching and can last a lifetime. However If you have any questions or concerns or just require general knowledge about breastfeeding, ranging from breast milk as the first immunization for the child to other amazing importance of breastfeeding, you are sure to have a detailed read here

How do I Breastfeed?

Since we have discussed how important breastfeeding is, the next thing is to speak of the how! Breastfeeding is one of those things that people claim comes effortlessly to a new mother, this is not necessarily true. It is not always so easy Click To Tweet

As a New mom you might have so many questions regarding breastfeeding your child, from how to get your baby to latch properly, if there is a need to wash nipples, or when the nest time to wean your child, in this article we answer all these questions here.

Do you fear, your child is not getting enough milk? Read more.

30 lessons learnt in my first 30 days as a mother

I can’t breastfeed, What do i do?

The expectations for new mothers are often overwhelming. Women who can’t or don’t want to breast-feed face emotional difficulty. Every mother and baby is unique, whatever your reasons for not breastfeeding — health, intense discomfort, or unrelenting frustration.

If you cannot breastfeed, the first thing you should do is, give yourself a break!!

Secondly you should out this article, it will help answer all your questions. Read Here

However, if you desire to breast feed your child, but you are having issues producing enough milk, or you just want more milk to store, here are 10 ways to naturally increase you milk production. 

Quick Links on tips you might need

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  3. Healthy foods for breastfeeding mums. click Here
  4. Tips on balancing work and breastfeeding click Here

being a new mum and all that come with it, can become overwhelming, ensure to have a support group, ask for and receive help when given, there are no super hero awards to be shared.

Remember also to care for yourself as you are the most important person your child needs at this moment, remember to not exclude your spouse from this journey, as it is their story too!!

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