If you’re plus size and planning to nurse, it’s reasonable to question, “Does being plus size make it harder to breastfeed?”
The answer is being plus size doesn’t automatically make breastfeeding harder. With that said, there are unique obstacles people of size face while nursing. From a lot of misinformation to a lack of plus size nursing bras and apparel – breastfeeding can suck (pun intended).
I’m joined by Suzanne of Plus Size Breastfeeding to dig into this topic with helpful tips and resources. We’re answering the most commonly asked questions about breastfeeding when you’re plus size.
Recording & Show Notes: Plus Mommy Podcast Episode 78
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Resources Mentioned On The Show:
- Resources for plus size nursing bras, plus size nursing pillows, and 6 Things Every Plus Size Breastfeeding Mom Needs can be found via Plus Size Birth.
- Check out these informative Plus Mommy podcast episodes about plus size breastfeeding. The first, Everything You Want To Know About Plus Size Breastfeeding, is with a breastfeeding expert who addresses PCOS and breastfeeding. The second is with a doctor who specializes in helping parents to have successful breastfeeding outcomes – The Breastfeeding Complication We’re Not Talking About Enough.
- Connect with Suzanne of Plus Size Breastfeeding via Facebook and Instagram.
Below you’ll see images of breastfeeding positions talked about during the episode beyond the standard football hold.
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