By making the decision to breastfeed, you are bringing many benefits not just to your baby, but also to yourself and to the community. But while breastfeeding is the best decision, it’s not always easy to do. If you’re facing challenges and breastfeeding just doesn’t seem to be working for you, don’t give up! There are lots of great resources to help you. Many people struggle with breastfeeding in the beginning, but with a little help and practice, they go on to great success.
VCH’s supports breastfeeding through its Baby Friendly Initiative. Have a look at the breastfeeding services we offer to find if there is one that is right for you. You can also reach out to your Public Health Nurse, who will be a great resource and source of support.