Before I had my first child, I pictured breastfeeding as magical and easy. Just simply place the baby on the breast, they drink, and done. I mean anyone can do this, right?
I wish someone had told me breastfeeding is hard. Yes, it comes naturally to some Moms and babies but for many first-time Moms it is really difficult.
Here are some things I wish I knew:
Breastfeeding is a learned skill for Mom and baby. Together you are going to figure it out and if you are not sure about something then ASK FOR HELP!