It is recommended that babies are exclusively breastfed during the first 6 months of life. After that breastfeeding can still continue along side complementary foods. Despite the known benefits of breastfeeding to both mother and child, some mothers don’t breastfeed at all or quit breastfeeding early. This can be due to the challenges they face while breastfeeding.
Reasons why some mothers quite breastfeeding early
Returning to work : Most nursing moms find it difficult juggling between breast-feeding and working. However it is still possible to breastfeed and go back to work. You can pump and store breastmilk for use when you are not home and then breatsfeed when you get home. You can even pump milk at work when you feel your breasts are too full.This will keep your milk supply flowing and prevent breast engorgement and leakage.