Planning a cesarean birth (c-section)? Wanting to prepare for the possibility of the unexpected? While delivering a baby surgically can affect the initiation of breastfeeding, research shows that, in most cases, babies born by cesarean can breastfeed just as successfully as those born vaginally.
As with most things, commitment and finding the right support are everything.
Finding the necessary support is more likely if the conversation is started early. Here are 5 tips to help get your breastfeeding journey off to a good start after a c-section: