During the breastfeeding journey, there are a number of challenges that pop up. Whether it be related to increasing supply, finding comfortable nursing bras, getting your baby's latch just right, or creating time to sleep between feedings throughout the day and night, the list never seems to end. But one issue you might not consider until it presents itself is how a larger bust can contribute to breastfeeding woes. If you find that your breast size is causing even more nursing frustrations, you'll definitely want these tips for breastfeeding with big boobs to help you along the way. Luckily, international board certified lactation consultant Leigh Anne O'Connor has some pretty spot-on solutions to share with Romper.
Throughout O'Connor's journey helping women nurse comfortably, she's learned quite a few helpful tricks and tips. Whether it's how to help give your breasts some lift or the correct way to bring your baby to the breast to help them latch, there are several ways to take the frustration out of nursing for large-breasted moms.
If you find yourself struggling to nurse with a larger bust, feel that perhaps it won't be a possibility, or worry that you won't get the proper support you need — literally and figuratively — you're not alone. The good news is that you can find ways to make nursing work for you with a few of these simple tips.