Useful breastfeeding tips

By Faeza
08 August 2015

Since we are well into month of  the August, remember 1-7  August is World Breastfeeding week. Here are useful tips on how to stimulate, latch on and begin breastfeeding:

  • Your baby’s head and body should be in a straight line

  • Hold your baby’s body close to yours, at the right angle to your body

  • To stimulate touch your baby’s mouth, lips and chin with your nipple

  • The tip of your baby’s nose should be opposite your nipple

  • Your baby’s head will naturally tilt back and mouth will open wide

  • Aim nipple to the top of baby’s mouth, with the lower lip away from the base of the nipple

  • Bring baby to your breast not the other way round

  • Your baby will suckle quickly to stimulate the let-down reflex and then slow down as milk begins to flow