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With an infant in hand, life is nothing but blissful with a touch of chaos back home. You’ve probably expected whats in store for you before you even got to it. sleepless nights, lesser shower times, diaper duty is your focus right now. Amidst all of these, you’ve just got transformed into a milk producing machine which operates around the clock. Whether you’re a pro or a first-time mum, each breastfeeding experience is different. And every mom needs an extra hand in making it a comfortable experience. Here are a few essentials to have that can help you make the experience a great one.
Who said breastfeeding is going to be a walk in the park. Engorged, sore and cracked breasts are all part of the package. But you no longer need to suffer in silence. There is a range of mother’s most trusted products to help breast problems and completely safe for your baby as well. In case you prefer natural remedies ice packs and heat pads come in handy.
For any breastfeeding mother, Nursing Bras and tank tops are a life saver and probably the most essential clothing to have. These garments never go out of style or out of style. We suggest you stock a few extras and get a variety as you’ll be living with these essentials for a few months.
Leakages are no longer an embarrassment. There are both disposable and reusable breast pads made to absorb the excess milk that flows once breastfeeding is established. Make sure disposable pads are changed regularly to avoid infections. Washable pads need to be washed and dried in a dryer or direct sunlight to avoid any kind of bacterial growth. Breast pads prevent staining of clothes and odor as well.
This is one accessory that you and your baby will both love to have. It gives your baby a soft and comfortable space to sleep and lets you hold the baby comfortably so that the excessive stress on your back is taken away. Besides the pillow elevates your baby’s position making it easier to hold him/her during feeds.
A nursing cover is a good option for mum’s who wish to have privacy during their feeds. Its designed with soft breathable material allowing maximum comfort to the baby. Breastfeeding in public is no longer a hassle to be dealt with since these covers are easy to carry portable accessories.
The decision to purchase and use a breast pump solely depends on your lifestyle. Whether you’re a working mom, who wants to pump excess milk at work or a stay at home mom, who wants to go on a regular night out, the decision, is solely yours. And if you happen to get a pump then you need to pack up storage bags and bottles which are safe for babies. Make sure they’re BPA free and made to be kept in ice or heated in the microwave. Beside breast pumps have given the opportunity for both parents to be involved with the child from the beginning and also allow new moms to just bounce back to their usual lifestyles with much ease.
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