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Will I have trouble breastfeeding?

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In brief: Yes

At the beginning, with your first baby, breastfeeding -- although natural -- will not come naturally.
It will take a few days of time and effort and help. But you can do it, and it is one of the best things you can do for baby and for yourself. Don't be shy in taking advantage of skilled nurses and lactation consultants (lc) after birth, and get referrals to lc for after discharge home.

In brief: Yes

At the beginning, with your first baby, breastfeeding -- although natural -- will not come naturally.
It will take a few days of time and effort and help. But you can do it, and it is one of the best things you can do for baby and for yourself. Don't be shy in taking advantage of skilled nurses and lactation consultants (lc) after birth, and get referrals to lc for after discharge home.
Dr. Victoria Acharya
Dr. Victoria Acharya
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Dr. Zeda Amaya
Pediatrics

In brief: No

No, none that can't be addressed and usually worked through.
Pediatricians and lactation specialists have a wealth of resources that help moms navigate through most of even the deepest concerns. So, the key is to keep an open line of communication and seek help if the need arises. The rewards of breast feeding are great for both mom and baby.

In brief: No

No, none that can't be addressed and usually worked through.
Pediatricians and lactation specialists have a wealth of resources that help moms navigate through most of even the deepest concerns. So, the key is to keep an open line of communication and seek help if the need arises. The rewards of breast feeding are great for both mom and baby.
Dr. Zeda Amaya
Dr. Zeda Amaya
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