Not everyone plans to breastfeed, and that’s okay! Arming yourself with knowledge about how it all works will help you make the best decision for you and your growing family. Ready to learn more? Breastmilk is the recommended food choice of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the World Health Organization, providing numerous benefits to mothers and newborns.
But it's not all rainbows and unicorns; breastfeeding takes patience and practice. Boppy is here to help! We asked Kim Carson, a certified lactation consultant, and maternal-newborn nurse, for her tips and tricks for creating a smooth breastfeeding experience. Here is what she had to say.