Breastfeeding is a natural and safe way to feed your baby, and the Carnegie Hill Pediatrics team highly recommends it.
Your breast milk is specifically "designed" for your baby and is capable of providing them with all the nutrition needed for the first six months of life.
Although breastfeeding isn’t necessary, it has an enormous impact on your baby’s health and can lead to benefits that last a lifetime. Some of the most important breastfeeding benefits include:
Beyond helping the baby, breastfeeding provides benefits for mom too. Breastfeeding can:
While breastfeeding is natural, it doesn’t always come naturally. When you’re a new mom, learning to breastfeed can be complicated.
Sometimes your baby doesn’t latch on, and it may seem like you’re not providing enough milk to satisfy the baby’s needs. It can be so frustrating that some moms want to give up.
If you fall into that group, don’t give up yet. With the help of the trained professionals at Carnegie Hill Pediatrics, you and your baby can get the support you need to make breastfeeding a reality. Specially trained to help mothers with breastfeeding difficulties and questions, these specialists can recognize problems and implement solutions without trouble.
The lactation specialists at Carnegie Hill Pediatrics are trained to recognize issues that arise with breastfeeding. From the baby not sticking its tongue out to flat nipples, they can identify problems and offer solutions to make the process easier. Depending on your situation, your lactation consultant may suggest:
Breastfeeding support allows moms who are struggling and ready to give up on breastfeeding another chance to succeed. With the help of the team at Carnegie Hill Pediatrics, you get the skills, confidence, and reassurance that you and your baby need to breastfeed successfully.
If you’re a new mom and struggling to breastfeed your baby, find the help you need at Carnegie Hill Pediatrics. Call today to schedule your appointment or book online.
Feel free to email us regarding any scheduling or general questions!