the side-lying position, you and your baby lie on your sides facing each other.
You can place pillows behind the baby's back for support. Your baby's mouth
should be close to your nipple. The hand on your top side supports your lower
breast and guides it into your infant's mouth. After
the baby has latched on, you can use this arm to cuddle him or her into you
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerMary Robbins, RNC, IBCLC - Lactation Consultant
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Mary Robbins, RNC, IBCLC - Lactation Consultant
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