Is Breastfeeding like a Marathon?
I often compare breastfeeding to marathons. Why you ask? Because both require training, there's a learning curve to both, and neither are easy . I am certainly NOT a runner by any stretch of the imagination, but I definitely see the parallels between the two. My own personal motto of running is more like this:
Anyway, I do find that marathons and breastfeeding have a lot in common and more than just a marathon feeding session which you WILL feel like is happening when you are breastfeeding a newborn. If you decide that you want to run a marathon, what is the one of the first things you’ll do? Probably some research on the training and how long you should plan for in order to be marathon-ready. Here’s my list of what marathons and breastfeeding have in common:
2/28/2021 08:36:04 am
That’s a very useful information given in this blog. I am a doctor and lactation counselor based at Lucknow, India, and along with my team we are working hard to create such awareness too on breastfeeding issues. good to find such informative content like this. it will be very useful for creating awareness amongst public for breastfeeding issues.
8/9/2022 06:50:47 pm
I like what you said about making sure you do some research before you start breastfeeding. I need to get a lactation specialist to help my sister. She has a hard time getting a latch.
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