I was worried my baby was hungry

Ms Evelyn Koh Ai-Ping had painful engorged breasts after giving birth, but with tips and support from a lactation consultant, she now enjoys breastfeeding her son.
Ms Evelyn Koh Ai-Ping had painful engorged breasts after giving birth, but with tips and support from a lactation consultant, she now enjoys breastfeeding her son. PHOTO: COURTESY OF EVELYN KOH AI-PING

The first thing financial analyst Evelyn Koh Ai-Ping learnt when she started breastfeeding her first son seven months ago was that it was not 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.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 14, 2019, with the headline 'I was worried my baby was hungry'. Print Edition | Subscribe