'I thought breastfeeding would be automatic, but it's not,' says mother of baby boy

New mum Evelyn Koh Ai-Ping, 29, and her baby Isaac Tan, when he was three months old. She has been breastfeeding him for seven months now.
New mum Evelyn Koh Ai-Ping, 29, and her baby Isaac Tan, when he was three months old. She has been breastfeeding him for seven months now.PHOTO: COURTESY OF EVELYN KOH AI-PING

SINGAPORE - The first thing financial analyst Evelyn Koh Ai-Ping learnt when she started breastfeeding her first son seven months ago was that: it wasn't as easy as she had thought.

She had prepared for it by signing up for an antenatal class conducted by well-known lactation consultant Wong Boh Boi on her own accord.

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