Common breastfeeding myths every mom should ignore
Fact-checked by MFine | Last Updated : August 4th, 2021
Hearing endless conflicting opinions and techniques for breastfeeding? We break some of the common myths surrounding breastfeeding so you can separate fact from fiction!
As a new mom, you will begin producing breastmilk soon after the birth of your little one. Breastmilk and nursing are critical for your baby as it is their first form of sustenance in the world, capable of both providing food and nutrition, as well as building immunity and aiding growth. However, given the adage “it takes a village to raise a child”, there still exists various misconceptions and myths about breastfeeding and pregnancy. These breastfeeding myths masquerading as facts can often do more harm than good. Here are some of the most common breastfeeding myths you should be aware of.