Breastfeeding is what mammals are meant to do. However, that doesn't mean it's always easy, comes naturally, or sometimes doesn't flat-out suck (no pun intended). There are lots of nuances that can easily be missed, and lots of things that people will tell you that seem logical but really aren't.
So, to help get you on the road to success, I'm going to do a mini-series of Breastfeeding 101 posts, so you can get off on the right foot, and stay there.
First up, what you need to know about breastfeeding even before your baby is born whether you're pregnant already or trying to be.