Common Challenges

Common Challenges

It’s 3AM and you are looking for a quick solution at your fingertips. Here you’ll find solutions to the most common breastfeeding challenges. What you’re going through is normal! You’re not alone—other moms have been through the same obstacles and we’re also here to help.

Care Plan: Yeast

Yeast is tricky because it's often misdiagnosed. Many new moms breastfeed in pain, believing an improper latch is the problem. Others reach a point where they assume breastfeeding hurts no matter what. In fact, undiagnosed yeast is one of the main reasons women give up on breastfeeding.
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Care Plan: What if Early Breastfeeding is Not Going Perfectly?

So you've fed early and often, you've limited the separation between you and your baby, you've followed the tips for latching—you've done everything that all of the books, websites and instructors have suggested, but you still have a sense that your baby isn't feeding effectively. Where do you go from here?
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Breastfeeding photos on Facebook: What Bravado moms said

Facebook changed its policy to allow breastfeeding mothers to post photos of themselves feeding. This is a positive move that supports breastfeeding in a big way. We asked new and expecting moms to share their thoughts about the change. Overwhelmingly, they showed their support.
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