Back Pain and Breastfeeding

back pain and breastfeeding

The last two words you want to hear when breastfeeding are: back pain

However, back pain is among the most common complaints among new mothers, regardless of whether they are breastfeeding or not. Simply adjusting to carrying the child, bending over to pick it up, and the lack of sleep associated with nursing is putting a strain on the back. This makes it all the more important that new mothers pay attention to proper body mechanics and breastfeeding techniques. 

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