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? Feeling anxious, stressed, worried or pressured can actually impact on your milk supply for your baby - which of course then makes you feel more stressed and worried about your ability to breastfeed!
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.
All Strong Like Mama breastfeeding courses include Mindful Breastfeeding techniques, because not only do they physically support your body to breastfeed but they lead to a calmer, more confident breastfeeding experience.
Find out more about my:
Preparing to Breastfeed - antenatal course (for you and your partner, perfect from 20 weeks pregnant)
Nurture Mama, Nurture Baby - postnatal course (a postnatal course for you and your baby, anytime between 0-3 months)
Free pregnancy relaxation on MP3!
... when you sign up to our newsletter packed full of positive birth tips, news and stories