to your chest and initiate feeding herself,' says Tommy's midwife Emma Johnston.Ask a midwife for help if you're unsure whether your baby is in the right place or whether she's latched on preoprly.Asking for help is the key to getting breastfeeding right
.Breastfeeding:When Daisy was 8 weeks old she fed from me for the first time....wooohooo! She had never been able to latch on, for various reasons, and in the first 7 weeks I had only managed to feed her for a total of 34 minutes.But I did persevere: exclusively expressing
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to help you make the most of feeding your baby.Q How do I get my baby to latch on? A Having a good latch is the secret to successful breastfeeding. To help your baby latch on correctly, make sure she is tummy-to-tummy with you, and chin-to-chin. Use one
find it easier to bring her up to the level of your breast then support her on a cushion. This will make it easier for her to latch on.Q. Speaking of which, how do you get a good 'latch'? A. The most important thing to remember when attempting to get a
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are feeding from, is more effective at getting the right position) You are aiming for an off centre latch:Your baby's lower lip needs to be further away from the nipple when latching, and the top lip needs to be right next to the nipple. Bring your baby onto