Singapore hospitals stepping up to help mothers who find it hard to breastfeed

While breast milk is best for babies, breastfeeding can be challenging.
While breast milk is best for babies, breastfeeding can be challenging.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

SINGAPORE - More hospitals have joined a global breastfeeding scheme and want to help new mothers get started as soon as possible.

Such early support is crucial as breastfeeding can be hard at first and the challenges that mothers may face in the first few days or weeks can discourage them.

Please or to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content