Q&A: What if I Can't Breastfeed?
March 2, 2017
Absolutely not. In fact, for some cultures, the first milk — colostrum, which we know to be full of immunities and concentrated nutrition for the newborn — is considered “bad,” and these babies are not allowed to breastfeed until the mother’s milk increases on the second or third day. In these cultures, breastfeeding is the norm and problems are rare. So, if you have trouble in the beginning, keep trying.