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Is it difficult for overweight women to breastfeed?

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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
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In brief: No

It's true, sometimes overweight women can have larger breasts that can make latching and holding difficult.
But nursing is a great way to control mom's weight, and it's worth a try-- it doesn't have to be difficult. Get help from a lactation consultant, and don't give up too easily!

In brief: No

It's true, sometimes overweight women can have larger breasts that can make latching and holding difficult.
But nursing is a great way to control mom's weight, and it's worth a try-- it doesn't have to be difficult. Get help from a lactation consultant, and don't give up too easily!
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: No

It is not difficult for overweight women to breastfeed.

In brief: No

It is not difficult for overweight women to breastfeed.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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