Advice for Overcoming Breastfeeding Roadblocks

August 6, 2014 7:03 PM

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Advice for Overcoming Breastfeeding Roadblocks

As World Breastfeeding Week continues, you're sure to see an influx of articles about the benefits of breastfeeding. But knowing the benefits is only a part of what allows you to achieve the "winning goal" of exclusive breastfeeding. It's also important to have good information and support on your side. In that spirit, we're hoping the following tips from our Kids in the House breastfeeding experts will help you overcome the hurdles of a new breastfeeding relationship.

Cynthia Epps, a feeding specialist in Los Angeles, explains that many moms experience breastfeeding problems because of common birthing practices. "The birthing tradition is to separate the baby and the mother at birth, put the baby in a nursery and to feed formula," she says. "Now we've discovered ...

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