Breastfeeding means more than providing the best food and protection from illness for a baby-it brings with it a special way of being close to your baby, of mothering your baby. If you plan to return to work after your baby is born you may wonder if it is possible to combine breastfeeding and working.
Yes, breastfeeding can continue after your maternity leave is over. Many working mothers value the special relationship they have with their babies that comes from continuing to breastfeed. It does take some planning however, and there is some practical information you’ll need to know.