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The best position of breastfeeding

The best position of breastfeeding

Cradle position : Support the baby using the same hand as the breast that the baby is feeding from. You could even use a pillow for support

Ideal for : Slightly older babies who have learned breastfeeding

 

Cross cradle position : Support the baby using the hand opposite to the breast that the baby is feeding  from

Ideal for :Newborn or slightly older babies

 

Lying down :Lay your baby by your side facing you. Support the baby with one hand or a pillow

Ideal for :Mothers who have had a c-section and perfect to just feed and go to sleep!

 

Football or side clutch :Hold the baby with one hand on the arm of a chair or a pillow

Ideal for :A very tiny baby a mum with large breast , a newborn with C-section and for twins

 

Laidback or Biological Nursing :Recline on a recliner or prop yourself up with pillows. place the baby on your bare chest or tummy, with maximum skin to skin contact, and watch your baby crawl to the breast!

Ideal for :Any kind of nursing perfect for newborn and especially helpful to correct latching problems developed earlier on.

 

Modified cradle :support the baby using both hands.

Ideal for :Slightly older babies.

 

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