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Prenatal

Prenatal Breastfeeding Tips:

  • A spontaneous, natural childbirth with minimal interventions will maximize the chance of a successful breastfeeding relationship
  • Read “Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth” by Ina May Gaskin, Midwife
  • Take a birthing class
  • Develop a birth plan to share with your health care provider
  • Search for a birth doula that can support both you and your partner during labor
  • Read “The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding” by La Leche League International
  • Attend a La Leche League Meeting while pregnant
  • Purchase at least two comfortable “transitional” or “sleep” nursing bras for the first few days after birth
  • Set up your network of support for the first few weeks after birth
  • Call for a prenatal visit, including a breast and nipple assessment