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Overcoming challenges

Breastfeeding boasts a long list of benefits for both baby and mom. But that doesn’t mean it’s always easy when you’re first getting started. Hear how moms overcame common nursing challenges and stayed committed to breastfeeding.

Overcoming breastfeeding challenges

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Find out what women wish they knew before they started breastfeeding and how to work through those new-to-breastfeeding jitters.

Dealing with lack of family
support

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Does it seem like everyone has an opinion on breastfeeding? Moms share how they handled negative or unhelpful comments about breastfeeding.

Is my baby getting enough milk?

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Pediatrician Sahira Long, M.D., IBCLC, answers new moms’ most common questions and explains the signs that your baby is eating and growing at a healthy pace.

Breastfeeding in one word

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Is it really possible to describe the breastfeeding bond in just one word? Moms share what breastfeeding means to them.

Common questions about breastfeeding and pain

Get answers to questions about pain so you know what’s normal, what’s not, and when to get help.

Breastfeeding checklist: How to get a good latch

With the proper latch, breastfeeding shouldn’t be painful. Here are some tips to make sure you and your baby are on the right track.

Content last updated: January 29, 2013.

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