national breastfeeding month

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month — a yearly event when advocates work to empower women to try breastfeeding their newborn babies.

But while breastfeeding may be natural, it’s not always easy for every new mom. Pick up a few pointers — and words of support — from the breastfeeding tips and articles below, provided by the experts at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital.