Breastfeeding frequently while mother and baby are
together is the best way to establish and maintain an
adequate milk supply. If there is a supply problem, a
lactation consultant or La Leche League Leader can help to
An average working days schedule could be as follows:
Set the alarm early so the baby can be leisurely fed
before your busy day begins.
Fit in another feeding before leaving home or when
dropping the baby off at the caregivers. Keep this extra
time in mind so that mother and baby do not feel rushed.
When picking up baby or returning home at the end of the
day, take time for another nursing before doing anything
else. Many women have said that this is relaxing and helps
them make the transition from employee to mother.
Allow time for frequent unrushed feedings at night. This
will help to maintain an adequate milk supply.
Spend weekends and days off nursing on demand. Some
mothers report that their milk supply is lower by the end of
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