You hear a lot about how hard it is for new moms to get some shuteye or fit in time for a shower. But another big thing that many have issues with: In fact, 92 percent of new moms report at least one breastfeeding concern three days after having their baby , according to a new study from researchers at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of California Davis Medical Center. For the study, which was published in the journal Pediatrics , researchers interviewed more than first-time moms about their breastfeeding worries before they gave birth, the day they delivered, and at several points post-delivery. The most common worry that day, coming in at 52 percent, was that they were having trouble breastfeeding their baby at all this included everything from having trouble with the baby latching on to the baby being fussy or refusing to breastfeed. The second most common concern:
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Experts generally agree that breastfeeding offers significant health advantages over formula feeding. Others may choose not to breastfeed for personal reasons. If you are required to take certain medications, your doctor may advise you not to breastfeed. However, most women who take medications can still breastfeed. For women with substance abuse problems, such as alcohol or illegal drugs, breastfeeding is not a good choice—consider speaking with your doctor to seek help.