Now that you are pregnant, a lot of questions about baby must be popping in your head every time and every day. One of the scariest feelings is that you have to breast feeding your child. Some of the women think that it’s awkward; some feel that it’s painful and so on. There is no end to their fear but you know what, it is very easy, natural and a thing that you would want to cherish your whole life.
There are several tips that would help you a lot to prepare for breast feeding. Firstly, you must know information related to this topic and so start reading about breastfeeding. Read on net, magazines or any other suitable source that suits you the best. It is not at all necessary that you have to buy loads of breast feeding related products.
It is totally not required. What requires is the presence of you, your baby and a great emotional bond of love between you and baby but just in case if required, you may do some shopping for breast feeding and buy breast pads, breast pump and breastfeeding nipple cream. Don’t let anybody say that you have to toughen up the nipples for breast feed!
Taking to healthcare providers and birth attendants may help you in a lot of ways. They would give you guidelines for birth plans and your desires to do breast feed. Keep a check at your maternity bra as your size may increase while pregnancy. Keep drying agents like soap away from nipples, be gentle towards them. You must be aware that millions of the women have done it and so you can do it as well. It is like the best gift a new born can receive from you. It enhances that bond between you and the baby.
You may also talk to your friends and family members about breast feeding babies and let them share their experiences with you. It would increase your knowledge and help you deal with situations that arise during it. So do not be afraid, be a brave mom and breast feed your child with joy.