Breastfeeding has many benefits, including providing easily-digested, complete nutrition and immune system benefits for baby. It has benefits for mothers as well. Breastfeeding is not easy at times and it may take a week or more to establish a good milk supply and consistent feedings. Make sure that feedings improve a little each day. Breastfeeding mothers should eat 3 meals per day, stay well-hydrated, and continue to take prenatal vitamins. If you are struggling, ask your pediatrician for advice or contact a lactation nurse for help.
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