Doing the research and preparing your mind and body is a great way to help you get ready for your breastfeeding journey. Since every mom’s experience is different, it sure is helpful to learn from each unique experience before deciding what to try and discovering which works best for you and your baby. While waiting for your baby’s arrival, you can start familiarizing yourself with the process of milk production, what to expect when you start nursing, and what to do in case you encounter common difficulties. Nursing is not always going to be easy, so do remember to be patient with yourself as you begin this new chapter in your life. To help you in your preparations during pregnancy, we gathered five simple steps you can do now to make the journey a little smoother later. We also talked to Dr. Marie Cruz-Javier, Obstetrician-Gynecologist, to give you a few expert tips. Keep reading to know more!