As your body’s main defence against illness, you are more likely to feel tired, lacking in energy and more likely to get sick if your immune system is weakened. A low immune system makes it harder for your body to fight germs and infection.
Using a breast pump can help to optimise milk production in the last stages of pregnancy, can help maintain milk supply once baby is born, and allows for continued breastmilk feeding if mom needs to go back to work.
Worry over low breast milk supply is one of the most common reasons new moms decide to stop breastfeeding in the first few months. There are various reasons for low supply, many of which can be remedied.