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“Just Because Breastfeeding Is “Normal” Doesn’t Mean It’s Easy.” Your Questions Answered By A La Leche League Leader

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“For mothers who want to breastfeed: you have it in you to do the hard work!”. We speak to experienced breastfeeding expert, La Leche League Leader, and mum of two, Molly Grenham. Your breastfeeding questions are answered, mama.

The dream scenario for many breastfeeding mamas is to be someone who effortlessly can hold the baby at our breast with one hand and juggle all other commitments with the other. No surprise then, that when reality (and our babies sometimes) bites, we can feel like giving up.

Breastfeeding can be challenging and, in some cases, it is even more so in Hong Kong. To help all mamas who want to breastfeed, we speak with breastfeeding expert Molly Grenham, a La Leche League Leader in Hong Kong, to ask her some breastfeeding questions.

Find out:

  • The most common breastfeeding complaint in Hong Kong
  • Why it can be challenging to breastfeed in Hong Kong
  • Molly’s four top tips for breastfeeding and more

Part of La Leche League International, this nonprofit, La Leche League in Hong Kong is dedicated to providing support, encouragement and information to women who want to breastfeed. Let Molly help you and your little one get started on your journey!

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Editor’s Note: “Your Breastfeeding Questions Answered By A La Leche League Leader” was originally published in July 2020 by Anita Balagopalan and updated in July 2022 by Alex Purcell Garcia. 

This is part of a special series, “Sassy Mama supports World Breastfeeding Week, in partnership with Matilda International Hospital”. For everything you need to know about breastfeeding in Hong Kong, click here.

Featured image courtesy of Getty Images. Images used in video 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 all courtesy of Getty Images.

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