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
Positioning and Attachment
Lynsey Hansford looks at some of the amazing benefits of skin-to-skin in the hours and days after birth. Skin-to-skin has become a birth plan buzzword. The term has penetrated 'birthspeak' and, in my view, is at risk of being treated as a trend that is only paid lip service in the immediate … [Read more...] about What’s The Big Deal With Skin-To-Skin?
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 … [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 – quick read
The size and shape of nipples and breasts vary widely between women. These differences have little to do with the ability to breastfeed—though if one or both nipples are flat or inverted some mothers find that establishing breastfeeding takes a little extra time and patience in the early … [Read more...] about Inverted nipples