Many nannies and newborn care specialists (NCS)work with new moms who will be returning to work shortly after the birth of their child. Part of the job as a nanny or NCS is to help the moms adjust to motherhood and return to work. Marcia shares some great tips on how to help the new mom go back to work while breastfeeding.
There is a maternal instinct that kicks in and cannot be denied. This guilt is compounded when she is making choices about feeding and breast milk. It can often be very difficult for a mom to continue to offer breast milk when she goes back to work. Caregivers that are helping to support her can make it easier for mom to make the choice to continue to nurse and offer breast milk to her baby.