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5 misconceptions about breastfeeding

Posted at 3:14 PM, Jul 13, 2017

Lactation specialist Jackie Burgett explained some misunderstandings about breastfeeding.

Misconceptions about breastfeeding

1. Breastfeeding is easy and natural.
2. I'm not producing enough milk especially colostrum.
3. Breastfeeding is painful or supposed to hurt.
4. Breastfeeding when you're sick will harm your baby.
5. I'm a failure as a mother if I don't breastfeed.