Let’s face it, pumping breast milk takes time and requires a lot of patience and commitment. Even for moms who understand the benefits of breastfeeding, it requires perseverance. With double pumping, you can save time and get more milk.
Some new moms hear that breastfeeding is “the most natural thing in the world” and other moms find breastfeeding can feel more like a skill than an instinct. They may even worry about whether their experience is “normal.”
Many new moms, who start breastfeeding, find themselves hearing some of these “old wives tales” and myths about breastfeeding that have no scientific basis or even logical justification. We’re here to help! Here are a few common breastfeeding myths – and the real facts you need to know.
Babies are born ready to breastfeed and according to the laws of nature, instinctively know exactly what to do. Latching onto its mother’s breast should be the most natural thing in the world for a newborn, but that is often not the case.
Breastmilk production is the subject of many breastfeeding myths. There is a common misconception that a mother’s breasts are like big bottles that constantly fill with breastmilk by some magical process separate from baby and mom. Babies then feed on tap from this ever-full reservoir. However, the truth is more complicated. Rather than “supply and demand,” breastfeeding actually works by a method of “demand and supply.” A mother will produce only the amount of breastmilk that her baby wants.
More and more women are exercising their right to breastfeed their toddlers in public, and it is to their credit! Here is a list of practical accessories to help you breastfeed no matter where you are!