In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, MEDNAX-affiliated neonatologist, Dr. Michele Chai at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., discusses how crucial it is for new moms to receive support both in the early period as well as when they return to work. This begins after the first hour of birth, which is a sacred bonding time for mom and baby, which contributes to greater long-term success for nursing in addition to the availability of additional supportive resources such as lactation consultants.

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