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Barriers to Breastfeeding and How to Get Help

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Mother breastfeeding newborn baby in hospital.
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Mother nursing baby at home.
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Lack of knowledge about breastfeeding


Nurse with mother breastfeeding newborn.
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Lack of education about breastfeeding


Happy, smiling mother and father with nursing newborn baby.
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Issues with family support


Young mother breastfeeding baby.
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Poor social support


Newborn baby finger feeding.
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Breastfeeding difficulties


Mother working at home holding baby.
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Lack of maternity leave


Mother and baby with manual breast pump and bottles.
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Difficult work environment


Premature newborn in incubator. Mother holding baby's foot.
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Prematurity as a lactation problem


Mother breastfeeding baby in park.
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Embarrassment


Baby bottle and powdered formula.
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Pressure to formula feed


Lactation specialist talking to pregnant women.
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Where to get breastfeeding help before you have the baby


Mother breastfeeding baby at night.
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How to get breastfeeding help after you have the baby


Mother breastfeeding in nursery at home.
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Source


Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

@RobinPregnancy

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and the award-winning pregnancy and parenting author of “The Complete Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy” and more than 10 other books. Between her nine children, teaching childbirth classes, and attending births for more than two decades, she has built up an impressive and practical knowledge base. You can follow Robin on Twitter @RobinPregnancy, Instagram, and Facebook.