Perspectives from a New Mother: Feeding a Newborn


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Even When Breastfeeding has a Successful Start, Mothers May Continue to Have Some Anxiety

Most new mothers feel some anxiety about feeding a new baby. Getting her baby to the breast right after the birth made a huge positive impact for this new mother.

Contentment Between Feedings is a Good Sign That the Baby is Getting Enough

Knowing her baby was happy at other times helped this mother relax during feedings, and in turn, the feedings went better.


Dr. Padmapriya Kandhadai