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Fitting it into your life

If you’ve never breastfed before, it can be hard to imagine fitting it into your life. But as you and your baby get into a breastfeeding routine, you’ll learn just how flexible breastfeeding can really be. No matter if you’re working or going to school, there are ways to make breastfeeding work for you.

Breastfeeding in daily life: At home and in public

Think you’ll be uncomfortable nursing in public? Go from feeling embarrassed to feeling empowered with these tips.

Breastfeeding and back to work

First screen from videoBreastfeeding doesn’t have to stop because you have to go back to work. See how other women planned for their return to work and made arrangements with their employers.

Handling stress

First screen from videoMotherhood and breastfeeding don’t have to be stressful. Women tell you what helped them ease into their new role as a mom.

Protect your right to breastfeed

Breastfeeding is natural, appropriate, and in most cases protected by law. Learn what you’re entitled to when breastfeeding in public and on the job.

Ten things moms can do while breastfeeding

There are lots of ways to pass the time while breastfeeding that allow you to bond with your baby, tackle your to-do list, or just be good to yourself.

Content last updated: January 28, 2013.

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