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Will I have a hard time breastfeeding after a c-section?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: No more than normal.

C-section has nothing to do with breastfeeding.

In brief: No more than normal.

C-section has nothing to do with breastfeeding.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics

In brief: No

You may have some more pain (though moms after vaginal birth will be uncomfortable too!) there may be more limited mobility too, at least at first.
But overall, nursing after c-section shouldn't be more difficult if you have a little extra help for a few days.

In brief: No

You may have some more pain (though moms after vaginal birth will be uncomfortable too!) there may be more limited mobility too, at least at first.
But overall, nursing after c-section shouldn't be more difficult if you have a little extra help for a few days.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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