During my pregnancy days, I used to think a lot about breastfeeding and had read many articles on it. I used to think about how women can handle sleepless nights like those and still be standing up the next morning, running errands all day? But after becoming a mom, I got all the answers. No matter how you feel or how your health is, the most important thing to you will be your baby; this relationship will get stronger by the day through breastfeeding!
- Lie down on your side and have a thin pillow under your neck that can give your chest an upward position so your baby does not suffocate.
- Always have a cloth handy by your side so you can wipe your baby’s face once they are done, so there is no chance of milk entering their ears.
- Feed at the same place everyday, whether it is day or night, as it helps develop a habit of understanding that it is feeding time in your baby. Once I’m done with my work, I take her in my room and she immediately understands that it’s feeding time – she lies down in her place by herself.
Support breastfeeding and encourage breastfeeding. Help women in public places rather than staring at them! Be human, and show humanity.
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