Wish We'd Known: 18 Things No One Told Us About Breastfeeding

From the initial discomfort to the bottomless-pit hunger you'll feel, here's what we wish we'd known about breastfeeding (19 Photos)

Elena Donovan Mauer on Mar 13, 2013 at 7:16PM

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You'll Constantly Wonder if Your Baby Is Getting Enough to Eat

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a Elena Donovan Mauer on Feb 18, 2011 at 12:27PM

Formula-feeding moms get the clarity of ounce markings on bottles and doctor-recommended serving sizes, but breastfeeding moms have to wait until baby decides he's done eating (and if he falls asleep sucking on your boob, is he done eating?).

As a result, you may become obsessed with knowing whether your baby is crying because he's hungry -- or because, well, he's a baby, and babies cry. Relax, Mama: If he's content and he's pooping and peeing as much as he should be, he's getting enough.

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