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The Second Week


The Second Week Breastfeeding Tips:

  • Get plenty of rest to aid in recovery after childbirth
  • Nurse on demand around the clock to help establish good milk production
  • Avoid using a pacifier until breastfeeding is well established
  • Baby should regain birth weight by 7-10 days after birth
  • Attend a La Leche League Meeting or
  • Recommended reading: “The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding” by La Leche League International
  • If nipples hurt or if baby is not nursing, stooling or gaining weight well, call right away