How to Breastfeed
Everyone knows breast milk is the optimal food for babies, but for some new moms, getting started can be a (scary!) mystery. Learn all the breastfeeding basics—from getting your breasts primed and ready for the job to common breastfeeding taboos. Never fear, we've got your nursing basics covered.
For moms comforted by a schedule, letting Baby call the shots at feeding time can be daunting. But babies (especially newborns) typically have their own breastfeeding schedule in mind: snack every hour or two and cry when their little tummies feel empty. Whether you decide to embrace feeding-on-demand or try to create a breastfeeding schedule for your newborn, read on to understanding more about timing your baby's feedings.
Whether you're a first-time breastfeeding mom or merely in need of a refresher course, our guides to breastfeeding positions and baby latching will take you step-by-step through the basic positions and help you get the right, most comfortable hold for both you and Baby.