11 Breastfeeding Tips For New Moms

Planning on breastfeeding but not sure what to expect? We asked breastfeeding mamas who’ve been there to share their best tips, pointers, and words of wisdom for soon-to-be moms. Here’s what they had to say:

  1. Don’t be surprised if it hurts (at first)
    “Breastfeeding HURTS in the beginning. Your nipples are cracked and raw, your boobs are sore, and letdowns can be painful.” — carrotcake06
  2. Practice makes perfect
    “The answer to most nursing problems? More nursing! And get support — online, in person, professional, other nursing mamas — whatever it takes to get you through the tough spots.” — Nurselorie

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