The birth of your baby is an exciting time. However, when it comes to breastfeeding this can pose challenging for many moms. Although breastfeeding is natural, it does not necessarily come naturally and that’s OK! Early and regular stimulation to the breast is KEY in the first few days.
Writing a birth plan often feels like a rite of passage for any expecting parent. There are endless outlines online and scores of suggestions in books and childbirth education classes. As a midwife for over a decade, I have seen more than my fair share of birth plans; the good, the bad and the outrageous.