Latching is how your baby takes your breast and your nipple into their mouth. A good latch is very important for breastfeeding. Having a good latch will help your baby to breastfeed well. A poor latch can lead to: a hungry baby sore nipples decreased milk supply Some babies can latch themselves while others may… Continue reading A good latch is important for breastfeeding
Sore nipples is one of the most common reasons breastfeeding parents stop breastfeeding. However breastfeeding is not meant to hurt. There may be some nipple tenderness in the first week after birth but this should get better each day. Breastfeeding should not be painful when your baby is positioned and latched properly. If you have… Continue reading Help with sore nipples
Your breasts do not need any special care while breastfeeding. However sometimes breast and nipple problems can develop. Learning how to properly position and latch your baby can help prevent these problems. Here are some tips to help you care for your breasts and to prevent some common breastfeeding problems. General Breast Care Rinse your breasts with… Continue reading Caring for your breasts
One of the most common reasons mothers quit breastfeeding is because of sore or cracked nipples. Breastfeeding is not meant to hurt. There may be some nipple tenderness after birth but this should get better each day. If your baby is positioned and latched properly, breastfeeding should not be painful. Having a good latch will help you… Continue reading Sore nipples? Here’s help.