There’s a lot to prepare for when you’re pregnant
. And when it comes to breastfeeding, some mums-to-be think it’s something they’ll just deal with when the time comes. Nursing a new baby can go smoothly and easily, but more than half of new mums find that when the time does come, they in fact don’t just magically know what to do says American-Sino Women’s and Children’s Hospital’s Shlomit Entes. She’s a paediatric nurse and lactation consultant – basically a woman’s personal coach on all things breastfeeding – in charge of prenatal classes
and at-home visits.
If you’ve made the decision to breastfeed but are finding it difficult, Shanghai has both resources and people. Here experts from two women’s hospitals in the city explain how working with a lactation consultant can help.