At My Expert Midwife we are helping you with our 5 steps to prepare and recover from childbirth, Step 5 is providing you with useful tools and information to overcome possible challenges in the early days of breastfeeding.
- Hand expressing or colostrum harvesting can be started from 36/37 weeks of pregnancy, to give you a head start
- The first hour after birth can often be when your baby is most receptive to feeding, try to get uninterrupted skin to skin time to help this process
- Ask family members and friends who breastfed to share their stories about what worked and didn’t work for them, so you can try different techniques
To find out more about our 5 steps on how to prepare and recover from childbirth, follow the link.