What do you do if you're in the store and your baby is hungry? You can always stop, pull your cart over somewhere, and sit down to feed your baby. But what if you have to pick up your other kid from school soon? Or what if you have an appointment coming up that you can't miss? In comes your second option — you keep shopping and strolling down the aisles while breastfeeding. It's a skill that admittedly takes some practice, but it can be done if you enlist a few tips for breastfeeding while walking.
Modern mothers have all types of products available to them to make their wildest multi-tasking dreams come true including pumps, slings, wraps, carriers, swings, and many more. Much of the baby equipment being sold right now is marketed towards juggling moms. Beyond the gear, there are also new breastfeeding techniques emerging to help busy moms (that don't cost a dime). Their goal: aid moms in tackling their to-do lists congruently with breastfeeding.
One such multi-tasking hack rising to popularity lately is breastfeeding while walking. Whether you're considering it, or haven't quite got it down pat yet, there are some helpful suggestions to make it easier, more comfortable, and safe for you and your baby. Here are seven tips for moms endeavoring to breastfeed and walk simultaneously.