Getting your baby positioned and attached comfortably at the breast is an art—mothers often say it takes a little while for breastfeeding to feel entirely comfortable and natural, even if they’ve breastfed before. In the past girls grew up learning about breastfeeding by watching mothers in their … [Read more...] about Positioning & Attachment
Hold your baby skin-to-skin as soon as he is born. Encourage him to breastfeed as soon as possible. Latching on Get comfortable and relaxed—sit or lie with your back well supported. Keep your breast at its natural level. Bring baby to breast, not breast to baby. Keep baby’s head and … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding Your Baby – Easy Read
Healthy babies are born with a vital survival skill—the instinct to breastfeed. Interfering with this instinct in the early days and weeks of a baby’s life can lead to problems. Many a mother has noticed a change in her baby’s sucking patterns after introducing a bottle or dummy. Her baby may … [Read more...] about Nipple Confusion?
Breastfeeding is intended to be comfortable and enjoyable—so experiencing painful or sore nipples is a clear sign that something isn’t quite right. The information should help you identify the most likely cause of your discomfort and take steps to resolve it. Whilst there are a number of causes of … [Read more...] about Nipple Pain
Comfortable positioning and attachment are important for all mothers. You will have time to practice with your baby while your breasts are still soft before your milk increases. The earlier you start, the easier it is. Hold your baby in skin-to-skin contact right after birth -continue this for as … [Read more...] about Comfortable breastfeeding – easy read