It's so common to struggle in the early weeks (show me a parent who doesn't!!) - whether that is with a painful latch, worries about low milk supply, lack of sleep, or just the realisation that life is suddenly very, very different.
But without support, and the tools to help manage those worries, they can impact on your ability to breastfeed, your enjoyment of breastfeeding, and the connection that you build with your baby.
We talk about oxytocin and mindset a lot when it comes to birth... but did you know that they also have a big impact on breastfeeding? We now have a whole range of studies that show that feeling anxious, stressed, pressured or depressed can actually impact your milk supply and how you feel about your breastfeeding journey.
So its essential to stop the cycle - so that you feel calmer, more confident and more connected with your baby. Focus on that, and the breastfeeding will come more easily.
Having trained with the Mindful Breastfeeding School, I have designed my breastfeeding courses to be holistic in their approach so that you:
All my breastfeeding courses include Mindful Breastfeeding techniques, because not only do they physically support your body to breastfeed but they lead to a calmer, more positive breastfeeding experience.
Find out more about my:
Preparing to Breastfeed - antenatal course (for you and your partner, perfect from 20 weeks pregnant)