MomME Time: What's a Birth Coach?
When you think about creating your birth plan for labor and delivery, do you associate it with breastfeeding? If not, you should! Initiating skin-on-skin within one hour after birth (or as soon as you are able to safely hold your baby after anesthesia) is associated with the best breastfeeding outcomes. A Birth Coach can ensure that this early breastfeeding initiation takes place and goes smoothly. A Birth Coach is not only trained to provide emotional, physical, educational,