Health Tip: Prepare for Breast-feeding
(HealthDay News) -- Preparations for successful breast-feeding begin during pregnancy.
The womenshealth.gov website offers these suggestions for new moms who want to breast-feed their newborn:
See your doctor regularly for good prenatal care. Discuss with the physician your breast-feeding plans, your mental and physical health, and any medications you take.
Find out how the hospital is prepared to help with breast-feeding just after delivery.
Take a breast-feeding class, and think about meeting with a lactation consultant before delivery.
Talk to others who have breast-fed for advice and support, and consider joining a support group.
- Health Tip: Stay Active With Baby
December 12, 2013
- Kids' Social Skills May Suffer When Mothers Drink During Pregnancy
December 11, 2013
Learn More About Sharp
Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's health care leader with seven hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan. Learn more about our San Diego hospitals, choose a Sharp-affiliated San Diego doctor or browse our comprehensive medical services.
Copyright ©2012 HealthDay. All rights reserved.