You probably already know that breastfeeding has many benefits for your baby. But did you know it can lower your risk of certain cancers (breast and ovarian), type 2 diabetes, and heart disease?

Even though it’s natural, breastfeeding isn’t always easy — and many moms stop breastfeeding sooner than they planned. The good news is that there’s a lot you can do to make it more likely that you’ll reach your breastfeeding goals.

Taking a lactation class during your pregnancy can help you feel more confident and makes it more likely you’ll meet your breastfeeding goals. Here are a few ways to find a lactation class:

It’s possible you may:

Keep in mind that the first weeks of breastfeeding may be the hardest — but most of the time, it gets easier with practice.

Research shows that moms who get help are more likely to keep breastfeeding. Here are a...

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