Most moms will experience skin to skin contact with their newborn but don’t know exactly why it’s important or what the extent of the benefits are. Well, let’s dive in because it’s fascinating,and doesn't just have positive effects in the short term, but the long term as well. Who knew such a simple act could be so beneficial and powerful?
From interacting with countless moms through my personal life and via research for this blog, it seems to me that we all encounter issues – some bigger than others, of course, but the most common thread being overwhelm.
It’s no doubt that breastfeeding is rewarding and a big accomplishment. It’s also no doubt that it will weigh you down at times. The mental, physical, and emotional weight of being a breastfeeding mama can be HEAVY, am I right?
Most likely, your OB/GYN office will inform you of classes offered to you as a soon-to-be mom. Basics of Infant Care, Avoiding a C-Section, Labor and Delivery 101 are some that you might be interested in attending...