10 Things No One Tells You About Breast-feeding


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There's a Learning Curve
Babies aren't the only ones who need to perfect their nursing techniques.
Babies aren't the only ones who need to perfect their nursing techniques.
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Many women who have trouble breast-feeding a first child find it to be much easier with the next one. The lesson? Babies aren't the only ones who need to perfect their nursing techniques. Moms, too, need to learn how to breast-feed successfully, especially how to hold and position their babies for an ideal latch.

The learning curve can sometimes be steep, but once you get it, you get it. Nursing subsequent children will often be a lot easier than nursing the first.

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