The Connection between breastfeeding and breathing. Breastfeeding and breathing are far more connected than you think. The best way to truly relax is through deep controlled slow breathing exercises. When you are Breastfeeding and you feel extremely tense you milk can be restricted. It can be very stressful at the beginning of breastfeeding and during the process of breastfeeding your child. Once you can connect the relaxation feeling of exhaling slowly it can help you calm y
When we are first getting comfortable with breastfeeding it can be stressful, full of pain and tension.
We often hear fairy-tale stories of how great it is, how much bonding and the old breast is best pressure and so on.
But in the moment we often forget to breath, relax and be calm.
My first experience involving my breath effecting milk flow was when I was back to work at three months postpartum. I worked 4+ hours 3-4 days a week. I had to pump every time I breast fed s