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Breastfeeding & positioning

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Dozeyland Wed 29-Dec-10 18:26:58


What works for you?

Do you find any that increases/decreases wind?

Better latching?

StealthPolarBear Wed 29-Dec-10 18:29:14

What problems are you having? How old is your baby?

Dozeyland Wed 29-Dec-10 18:30:43

Just a general question really. feeding is going well other than thrush, and fast let down.... DD is 9 weeks old today.

Dozeyland Wed 29-Dec-10 18:30:59

just a general question/interest*

StealthPolarBear Wed 29-Dec-10 18:54:35

Well there's a lot out there about good positioning & you'd be better reading it first hand but in general the baby should be facing you (not cradled, iyswim), brought up to your breast, and should get as big a mouthful as possible. When they're on, th nipple should be against the roof of their mouth & their lower jaw should be doing the work

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