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Breastfeeding 101

How to:

  1. Create a comfortable & quiet environment.
  2. Have good pillow support.
  3. Place your thumb and fingers around your areola.
  4. Tickle the baby's lips with your nipple until the baby's mouth opens wide.
  5. Make sure the baby's mouth is latched onto the nipple and areola.

Remember:

Bring the breast to the baby, not the baby to the breast.

The holds:

Fun fact:

Almost three-quarters of moms produce more milk with their right breast (no correlation to being right or left - handed).

In a hurry?

Fun fact:

82% of breastfeeding moms use a breast pump. Many women resort to breast pumps for their ease of use, convenience, and due to health issues.