When a mother is breastfeeding, it may seem that you may have little or no role to play in infant feeding. This is not true!
A supportive partner is very important to the success of breastfeeding. Your partner and your baby need your support. Here are specific ways that you can help.
New mothers often doubt their abilities, including their ability to breastfeed. When your partner feels discouraged or weepy, give her some encouragement.
Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Beginnings: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond, seventh edition, ob-ah-90026
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