July 30, 2021

When breastfeeding is a struggle, you can help

By lending a hand with dinners, diapers, and dishes, you can give loved ones the time and space they need to master this sometimes-challenging skill.

For some moms, breastfeeding comes easy. For others, it’s anything but that as they deal with sleep deprivation, stress, and balancing infant care with other responsibilities.

If you’re watching from the sidelines while a partner or family member struggles, you might feel frustrated or powerless. But there’s plenty you can do to help. Use these tips to be a breastfeeding ally.