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Breast-Feeding: Planning Ahead

Key points:

  • The foundation for breast-feeding is established in the first few weeks after delivery.
  • Planning ahead for breast-feeding can help you build a good breast-feeding routine.
  • Minor problems may occur during breast-feeding. But with proper planning, knowledge, and support, you can overcome these challenges and continue breast-feeding.

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By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Mary Robbins, RNC, IBCLC - Lactation Consultant
Last Revised April 3, 2013

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: April 03, 2013
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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