8 Tips to Help You Breastfeed In the NICU


Yes, you can have a successful nursing relationship with your NICU baby.

by Jada Shapiro | August 1, 2017

NICU — four letters no one wants to think about when they’re pregnant or about to give birth. But as much as ignorance is bliss, what actually helps us when things veer off course is being prepared and informed about our options. And that’s especially true if you want to breastfeed your NICU baby.

Breastfeeding and keeping your milk supply up when your little one is in the neonatal intensive care unit can be stressful. You are dealing with your baby’s special needs right now; and though studies show that premature babies need breast milk even more than full-term babies, NICUs in America are often not set up to support early breastfeeding. But with a good support system and a little know-how, you can push through these obstacles and initiate a healthy, successful nursing relationship while your newborn is still at the hospital.”

See all 8 tips at  http://wellroundedny.com/tips-help-breastfeed-nicu/

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