In a weeks time I will have earned my “bronze boobies” for breastfeeding Indy for a whole three months! It’s a milestone I honestly never thought I’d hit after the difficult breastfeeding journey Busby and I experienced, and I’m so proud I’ve made it this far.
There have been ten things that I would consider essentials, that have seriously helped my breastfeeding journey progress and continue, and I thought I’d share them:
1. A decent, supportive, well-fitted nursing bra. This is so SO important to prevent mastitis and to keep your enlarged breasts captive! My favourite nursing bra has to be the Bravado bra I reviewed when I was pregnant (you can find the post here) – it’s seen me through 6 months of pregnancy and now 3 months of breastfeeding, and it’s still going strong. It’s incredibly comfortable, and the silky fabric is heaven against engorged boobs and sore nipples. [Read more…]