Home » Your Health » Children's Health News » The 10 Most Common Breastfeeding Mistakes

The 10 Most Common Breastfeeding Mistakes


2. Stressing Out if Breastfeeding Isn’t Perfect

Remember, breastfeeding is a skill and you need to learn how to do it. Don’t be too hard on yourself if it isn’t easy for the first little while. After all, your baby will feel stressed if he or she picks up on your anxiety – babies are very intuitive, and if you’re on an emotional roller coaster, your baby could sense it. Having a baby and those first few months, especially if it’s your first child, is already emotional and stressful enough. And luckily, breastfeeding is something that is going to further your connection with your child, even if you have a few bumps in the road.

The best thing you can do is to push the stress away and try to stay calm and nurturing. Think of all of the things that are right – your perfect little baby that has changed your life in so many amazing ways. Keep those thoughts present when you start to go down the road to stressville.

«
Next »
ADVERTISEMENT

We Recommend

More on ActiveBeat
  • 12 Reasons to Try Bodyweight Exercises
    Many people looking to lose weight, gain muscle strength, or simply feel better physically and mentally through physical exercise make the decision to join a gym.
    Children's Health News
  • Don't Be Shortsighted With These 12 Facts About Children's Vision
    We tend to worry more about eye problems and deteriorating vision as we age, but the truth is that children can have a variety of eye ailments that can threaten their eyesight as...
    Children's Health News
  • 15 Common Reasons Behind That Stubborn Cough
    Is an incessant cough keeping you up at night, causing you a tight chest, or the result of mucus buildup?
    Children's Health News
  • The 13 Tell Tale Signs of Appendicitis
    Let’s put it this way; if you’re appendix bursts, you’ll certainly know it! Appendicitis is a condition that leads to the rupture of this pouch-shaped organ.
    Children's Health News
  • 12 Simple Remedies for Upset Stomach and Indigestion
    There's nothing fun about upset stomach and indigestion -- when it's bad, it can make carrying out even the most simple activities, like driving to work or looking after the kids,...
    Children's Health News
  • Top 15 Inflammatory Foods
    Inflammation is the body's natural response to safeguard against foreign bacteria, viruses, and infection.
    Children's Health News
  • 15 Foods That Can Help with Constipation
    There’s nothing comfortable about constipation, which can leave sufferers in pain and without the ability to move easily.
    Children's Health News
  • 14 Signs of a Sinus Infection
    You know the feeling? You’re run down, stuffed up, feverish, maybe a little chilly,  with a sore throat, and an annoying post-nasal drip.
    Children's Health News
  • 12 Health Facts to Know About Blood Clots
    Blood clots – they could be hiding in your body and lead to serious complications and even death, but how would you know if you have one?
    Children's Health News
  • 15 Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer
    Ovarian cancer is known as the "silent killer" because symptoms are often so subtle; they just seem like routine or common annoyances.
    Children's Health News
  • 15 Symptoms of a Gallbladder Attack
    Gallbladder attacks are downright scary! Often mistaken for a heart attack, when the gallbladder is unhealthy, this small digestive organ is unable to properly aid the digestive...
    Children's Health News
  • 12 Probiotic Foods That Can Help with Digestion
    The idea that you have live microorganisms called "probiotics" living in your stomach and intestines might sound a little creepy at first, until you understand that these organisms...
    Children's Health News
  • 15 Warning Signs of Magnesium Deficiency
    The signs and symptoms of magnesium deficiency are vast. Some are subtle, while others can cause serious health problems.
    Children's Health News
  • Absorb These 14 Health Benefits of Vitamin C
    You've been told many times by parents and doctors to get your Vitamin C... but why, exactly?
    Children's Health News
  • 12 Possible Medical Causes of Hyperventilation
    Hyperventilation, or overbreathing, is a condition in which a person breathes deeper and more rapidly than normal.
    Children's Health News