Colostrum has multiple benefits for a baby's health and should be the first food give to a baby after birth.
Many babies have a favourite side to feed on. However, if you are experiencing a problem with that, the situation can always be improved.
It is possible to have an oversupply of milk.
For starters, most mothers find it difficult to stick to one position for breastfeeding. But with time, it gets better.
Lactose overload happens when the milk is not digested properly.
Breastfeeding after having a C-section delivery can be difficult due to the painful wound.
Breastfeeding can sometimes get overwhelming, not just emotionally, but physically too. Nipple care is very important for the first few months of feeding.
Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast due to ineffective draining of milk.
Thrush is a fungal infection that causes severe pain in both nipples and breasts after feeds.