Finding the hold that works for you
From cradling your baby or tucking them under your arm, to lying on your side, it's important to find a breastfeeding position that suits you both. If you feel uncomfortable, reposition your baby at any time. This can help reduce any pain from engorged
When it comes to breastfeeding, finding a position that's comfortable for you and your baby can make a real difference. Watch this short step-by-step guide from Aptaclub, showing three of the best breastfeeding positions you can try.
Ways to enhance your breastfeeding experience:
- Support your back and neck with cushions
- Ensure your baby is properly latched on, this can ease nipple soreness
- Try the cradle, rugby ball, and lying down positions
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Questions about feeding and nutrition?
Our nutritionists and feeding advisors are always on hand to talk about feeding your baby. So if you have a question, just get in touch.
Breastfeeding is best for babies and provides many benefits. It is important that, in preparation for and during breastfeeding, you eat a varied, balanced diet. Combined breast and bottle feeding in the first weeks of life may reduce the supply of your own breastmilk, and reversing the decision not to breastfeed is difficult. Always consult your healthcare professional for advice about feeding your baby.