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Your baby was born to breastfeed — but sometimes moms need a little help! Learn the facts about newborns, being a new mom, and how to sidestep common pitfalls in breastfeeding. Breastfeeding in one word: Incredible.

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For many moms, it gets easier every day. You can do it! Lactating Mother, Breastfeeding Benefits, After Giving Birth, Baby Care, You Can Do, New Moms, Infant Care, Pregnancy, The Incredibles

Breastfeeding

For many moms, it gets easier every day. You can do it! #First31 #BBW17 #NBM17 #BFing

Do you feel like your baby is always hungry? Growth spurts are normal at about 2 to 3 weeks old. Pregnancy Classes, Pregnancy Test, Always Hungry, Woman Face, Baby Care, 3 Weeks, New Moms, Breastfeeding, At Home Workouts

Common breastfeeding challenges

Do you feel like your #newborn is always hungry? Growth spurts are normal at about 2 to 3 weeks old. #First31 #NBM17 #breastfeeding

Get your partner involved in the routine w/ these tips! (Share w/ a mom you know! Breastfeeding Benefits, Family Affair, African American Women, New Moms, Health Benefits, You Got This, Routine, Dads, The Incredibles

It's Only Natural

Get your partner involved in the #breastfeeding routine w/ these tips! (Share w/ a mom you know!) #First31 #NBM17

Learn how to help your baby get a good breastfeeding latch and what breastfeeding holds can help you reach breastfeeding success. Breastfeeding Holds, New Moms, Hold On, The Incredibles, Learning, Baby, Breastfeeding Positions, Women Health, Breastfeeding

Getting a good latch

SHARE: What’s your favorite #breastfeeding hold? #First31 #NBM17

Tracking wet diapers and bowel movements will help you know if your baby is getting enough milk. Pregnancy Classes, After Giving Birth, Baby Care Tips, Healthy Kids, New Moms, Breastfeeding, Diapers, The Incredibles, Learning

Making breastmilk | Womenshealth.gov

Tracking wet diapers and bowel movements will help you know if your baby is getting enough milk. #First31 #NBM17 #breastfeeding

It's Only Natural helps African-American women and their families understand the health benefits of breastfeeding. Learn the facts and get practical tips. Health Benefits, Health Tips, Breastfeeding Benefits, After Giving Birth, African American Women, Baby Care, New Moms, Infant Care, Pregnancy

It's Only Natural

Know a #breastfeeding mom who’s great at multitasking? Share this w/ her. #First31 #BBW17 #NBM17

Share if you’re a momma eating healthy & staying hydrated. Pregnancy Classes, Lactating Mother, Your Turn, Health Tips, Women's Health, Public Health, New Moms, Breastfeeding, Maternity

Breastfeeding and everyday life

Share if you’re a #breastfeeding momma eating healthy & staying hydrated. #First31 #NBM17 #selfcare

It's Only Natural helps African-American women and their families understand the health benefits of breastfeeding. Learn the facts and get practical tips. Breastfeeding Benefits, After Giving Birth, Calories A Day, Classroom Inspiration, African American Women, Mom And Baby, Baby Care, New Moms, Health Benefits

It's Only Natural

The list of #breastfeeding benefits for mom and baby is endless. What’s your favorite? #First31 #NBM17

Learning to can be hard, especially in the early days. Call the National Helpline at for help, ideas, and encouragement. New Moms, Breastfeeding, Encouragement, The Incredibles, This Or That Questions, Learning, Women's Health, Toddler Nutrition, Physical Intimacy

Contact Us | Womenshealth.gov

Learning to #breastfeed can be hard, especially in the early days. Call the National #Breastfeeding Helpline at 800-994-9662 for help, ideas, and encouragement. #First31 #NBM17

Not sure when baby needs to eat? Don’t worry! You'll get familiar with your baby's hunger cues in no time! Lactating Mother, Health Tips, Women's Health, After Giving Birth, Baby Birth, Baby Needs, Baby Care, New Moms, Breastfeeding

Preparing to breastfeed

Not sure when baby needs to eat? Don’t worry! You'll get familiar with your baby's hunger cues in no time! #First31 #NBM17

Breastfeeding can be hard at times, especially early on. Here are solutions to common problems women face when breastfeeding. Pregnant Belly Painting, Belly Casting, After Giving Birth, Baby Care Tips, Survival Guide, Woman Face, Pregnancy Photos, New Moms, Challenges

Common breastfeeding challenges

Tender. Cracked. Sore. Use these #breastfeeding tips to get through it all. #First31 #NBM17

Some tips for increasing milk supply from The Office on Women's Health! Lactating Mother, Health Tips, Women's Health, Increase Milk Supply, Baby Shower, New Moms, Breastfeeding, Challenges, Learning

Common breastfeeding challenges

Are you worried about your milk supply? Try these tips. #First31 #NBM17 #breastmilk #breastfeeding

New to breastfeeding? Call the National Helpline for help: Nutrition Tips, Health Tips, Women's Health, Lactating Mother, New Moms, Breastfeeding, Learning, Live, Baby Feeding

Contact Us | Womenshealth.gov

New to breastfeeding? Call the National #Breastfeeding Helpline for help: 800-994-9662. #First31 #NBM17

Dealing w/ engorgement? Feed early and often. Get more tips on our page. First Pregnancy, After Pregnancy, Pregnancy Clothes, Breastfeeding Positions, Breastfeeding Tips, Lactating Mother, After Giving Birth, Baby Care Tips, Woman Face

Common breastfeeding challenges

Dealing w/ engorgement? Feed early and often. Get more tips on our #breastfeeding page. #First31 #NBM17

Learn how to help your baby get a good breastfeeding latch and what breastfeeding holds can help you reach breastfeeding success. Breastfeeding Holds, After Giving Birth, Baby Care Tips, Baby Birth, New Moms, Pregnancy, Maternity, The Incredibles, Learning

Getting a good latch

If #breastfeeding is painful, rethink the latch. #First31 #NBM17