Make a Plan! - Breastfeeding Support
Breastfeeding is normal, it’s natural and it’s healthy for you and your baby. Breastfeeding is not always easy, but It’s Worth It! With a little planning and support you can do it.
Your Breastfeeding Plan
Plan for your breastfeeding success and share your wishes about breastfeeding your baby with this Make a Plan Checklist. This checklist helps you keep track of the people and resources who will support you. Share it with your team so that everyone knows how to help you best.
Holding Baby Right After Birth - Skin to Skin
Plan to have your baby skin to skin right after birth. Skin to skin contact is healthy and supports breastfeeding. Learn how to add this to your breastfeeding plan with this Skin to Skin Guide (English, PDF) or (Spanish, PDF)
“When my daughter and I met for the first time, skin to skin contact helped us form a bond to last a lifetime."
Rooming-In : In the Hospital
Plan to keep your baby in your room with you. Rooming-in with baby will help you get off to a good start with bonding and breastfeeding. Staying together will help you get to know your baby faster, they will cry less and you will get better quality sleep. Learn more about Rooming-In (English, PDF) or ( Spanish, PDF )