Ana Fraw­ley says lac­ta­tion con­sul­tants have four ob­jec­tives:

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• Teach­ing the mother- to- be about breast­feed­ing dur­ing preg­nancy • En­cour­ag­ing moth­ers to breast­feed in the de­liv­ery room with skin- to- skin nurs­ing as soon af­ter the birth as pos­si­ble, and as of­ten as pos­si­ble dur­ing their hos­pi­tal stay • Help­ing moth­ers un­der­stand their baby’s body lan­guage and needs • Pro­vid­ing mother- to- mother sup­port groups and one- onone help when there are more se­ri­ous feed­ing prob­lems

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