Positions of Breast Feeding

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Dr. Reeja Tharu
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Feb 05, 2020
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Different Positions of Breast-Feeding

Breast-feeding is a very natural process. The mother's and baby's bodies are naturally suited for each other's needs. But, to identify and help the mothers to feed their babies properly, certain positions are explained here:

Cross Cradle

Cradle position: Place baby's head in the crook of your arm. Support your baby's back and bottom with your arm and hand. Your baby will be lying sideways facing you. Your breast should be right in front of your baby's face.

Football

Football position: Tuck your baby under your arm like a football with his or her head resting on your hand.

Support your baby's body with your forearm. This may be a good position if you're recovering from a cesarean section.

Lying

Lying down position: In this position lie on your side with your baby facing you. You can use pillows to prop up your head and shoulders. This is also a good position if you're recovering from a cesarean section or episiotomies.

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A mother, after giving birth to premature twins, never breast fed babies for one month. Now milk is dried from the breast. why this happens and what is the solution to it.

Afsana007

should Pizotifen, Rabeprazole, Montelukast, Fexofenadine, Domperidone effects by baby as i feed by breast to my baby. please tell me.

sobia_akhtar

We have a girl baby of 20 days. she used to have mothers milk every half an hour. whether mothers milk is not sufficient for her. sometimes we used to give her powder milk as advised by doctors and she has a nice sleep. please advice us and need a good diet for her mother.

made007madhu

what are the food increase the milk?

i have 1 and 1/2 months beby girl and now i m suffering from loose motion kindly guide me which antibiotics can i take or can i take loperamide ? please guide me ASAP

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