Breastfeeding During Pregnancy ? Dos And Don?ts

It is not necessary to avoid breastfeeding your child, if you are in pregnancy again. Formerly, it was advised by the physicians that if you were breastfeeding your baby then you were withdrawing the essential nutrients for your baby and it was not good for the baby in the stomach and it would not be able to get adequate nutrition for the healthy growth. However, researches now had proved it to be fault. But there are some people who will not believe with it, even though if you give them a detail explanation. There is no need for argument now and the only thing that is important is that you are the single person who could make the decision of whether to feed your toddler or not. In any case don?t allow anybody else to take up the decision for you, instead.

Even though, if the breastfeeding will not cause any harm to your baby within the womb, there are some health reasons to discontinue the breastfeeding of your child. First of all, you will be loosing your energy by the way of feeding both the child in hand and baby in the stomach and further, your child will start biting your nipple. Moreover, if your milk starts getting dry, then it is an indication that your baby is saying you that it is time for you to have a break for your breastfeeding. If you develop mastitis then it is the good reason for you to stop breastfeeding.

If you decide to stop the breastfeeding, then ensure that it is only because of valued reason, or when your kid has reached for the age to quit feeding and no more need is there for breastfeeding. It is no harm in stopping the breastfeeding, yet, it may not be good to stop at once without any cause excepting the reason of pregnancy. Your toddler will also resist against it strongly, as it happens unexpectedly and suddenly, just he could not bear it. He will surely combine this fact with that of the arrival of the new sister or brother, and it is not fine to allow this to happen. Slowly allow your baby to forget your breast and it is only the best method to solve this problem. For doing so, you must feed your baby only a restricted time a day, this will not make any shock to the child and they will not keep this in their mind throughout, and you too will not feel guilty of denying your breast for your child.

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And if your suggestion is to continue your breastfeeding, then it is good for you to have a consultation with your doctor, and they may not accept your decision instantly and sometime they may opt for you due to some good reason. Get the advice from your doctor and decide whether it is based on the good health of yours, or simply on the old belief. If you are not satisfied with the decision made by your doctor then make a consultation with some other doctor who acts for your welfare and who gives support to your wish. Your relatives will also give some suggestions in this case, be patient and get everything, but activate what you feel is acceptable and will be good for you and your baby.

You must keep in mind that if you are able to take care of your body and health, then breastfeeding throughout the pregnancy period is no harm. You too can get the satisfaction of feeding both the babies, at the same time.