(g) Breast-feeding is convenient and eliminates formula preparation.
(h) Breast-feeding is economical.
Nipple or breast lesions may appear (depending on the type).
If the mother becomes pregnant, the milk will usually start to dry up.
(4) Need of mother to return to work (although excellent battery operated
breast pumps are now available and very inexpensive).
Inability of the mother to psychologically adjust.
(6) A woman with cardiac or established renal disease may be discouraged
d. Common Breast-Feeding Problems.
(1) Delayed milk production (see figure 9-5). This is usually the earliest of
breast-feeding problems. It occurs if the baby is not breast-fed within a short time after
birth or not fed frequently enough.
Figure 9-5. Maternal breast-feeding reflexes.