Introducing At-Breast

Adam and Eve breastfed. Most mammals breastfeed. Breastfeeding is natural, perfected by evolution, and scientifically regarded as the best method of feeding a baby. Being natural does not make it easy. Societal changes, advances in technology and shifting cultural norms have complicated breastfeeding relationships. I am here to tell you that is OK – times change. As a lactation consultant, I am always optimistic about new mothers achieving the American Academy of Pediatrics standard of exclusively breastfeeding for at least six months. Of course, every new mother faces different obstacles in life and for most moms, this goal becomes out …