Quick Tips To Deal With Challenges Of Breastfeeding A Newborn

Quick Tips To Deal With Challenges Of Breastfeeding A Newborn
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Breastfeeding is not easy, but do not be put off by a difficult first week or two. You must take one day at a time, during week two you might feel miserable, but after three to five weeks you will get the hang of it. Breastfeeding can, however, take practice and perseverance. As with many things, it is something to be learned. Breastfeeding enhances the bonding process between you and your newborn. 

-Train yourself to see the signs of your infant wanting to feed, such as rooting, licking her lips or sucking on the fingers. 

-Crying for food comes much later. These are the initial signs that must be looked after. -Hold your baby close to you, skin to skin, allowing her to get comfortable with your warmth. Once the child is in such close contact with you she will automatically seek out your breasts to feed. 

This close contact will also make the baby feel safe and secure and reduce stress for both of you.