I love the holidays! Fabulous food, warm drinks, cheerful music, crazy shoppers and lots of time with family and friends. In-laws, extended family, travelling, busy schedules and unsolicited advice can make these joyful occasions quite stressful for a breastfeeding mother.
Here are a few tips to keep confident and comfortable this holiday season:
1. Delegate! Make sure you enlist your family to help, help, help. Cooking food, cleaning, keeping older children busy, running errands, etc are all things that can easily be done by someone other than you. Your priority is feeding baby and taking advantage of the extra pairs of hands :)
2. Keep hydrated. Breastfeeding can be a lot of work for your body. It is easy to forget the simple...