Preparing For Breastfeeding

Today we leave some tips to prepare breastfeeding.

Preparing For Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a very special moment between mother and child, not to mention that breast milk is essential for the health of the baby, however, many mothers are afraid of not being able to breastfeed their baby and try to know how they can prepare.

The woman’s body naturally prepares for breastfeeding, the breasts grow more, the area becomes more blood-fed and the cells responsible for producing milk and the breast ducts begin to develop.

Tips to prepare for breastfeeding


Wear a regata and take off your bra when sunbathing, this will help to make the breasts more resistant to breastfeeding, but prefer the times when the sun is cooler, 10 minutes a day is enough.

Feed yourself well

During pregnancy and when the baby is born bet on a menu composed of foods that help in the production of breast milk some are: fruits, lentils, fennel tea, dill seed, nuts, salmon, brown rice among others.

Take care of your breasts

The breasts will naturally prepare, but nothing prevents you from investing in some care like applying moisturizer to the breasts avoiding the halos where you should pass the ointment-based lanolin, wear bras that provide comfort and support, and nothing to pull or using locks on the breasts .

Do small, silicon breasts interfere with breastfeeding?

Even though the breasts do not grow does not mean that it will not be able to breastfeed the baby, and women who underwent surgery to increase the breasts also do not have to worry because the prostheses will not interfere in breastfeeding.

What do I need to buy to prepare for breastfeeding?

Breast shell

When breastfeeding it is indicated to put shells inside the bra, this helps to keep the nipples airy, and some models may also trim the milk when the baby is not suckling.

Crack Ointment

In most breastfeeding women cracking the breasts appears to help them heal faster and does not disrupt breastfeeding, it is recommended to use creams.

Absorbent for breasts

Mothers who do not want to have their clothes stained from one feed to another should have some absorbents for their breasts, and they can choose from the washable and disposable options.

Breastfeeding bras

In the last month of pregnancy you will need to buy some breastfeeding bras, for the beginning 2 enough, leave for the last days of pregnancy because the size and shape of the breasts can change a lot at the end of gestation.

Breast-feeding pillow

It is half-moon shaped and as soon as the baby is born it will be a hand in the wheel when it is time to position the child to suck.