Breastfeeding can feel uncertain, uncomfortable and unfamiliar for many moms. Perhaps it comes naturally at first but pain or supply issues develop later. Sometimes breastfeeding seems easy with a first baby, but then everything is different with their sibling.
If any of this feels familiar, you are not alone. Competent support and care can make a world of difference.
When breastfeeding is difficult, most mothers assume something is wrong with them — that they are not making enough milk — but upon assessment, there are often correctable issues with the baby and their latch 90% of the time.
Did you know that tongue ties are fairly common when nursing is difficult, easily treatable and often go undiagnosed?