Photos: 4 breastfeeding positions
Find the best breastfeeding position for you and your baby.
The combination of mother (size and shape
of breasts, state of nipples) and baby (size of mouth, ease of latching
and degree of restlessness) will eventually dictate which positions suit
best. To begin with try one of these breastfeeding positions.This is an extract from Sister Lilian's Babycare Companion
The side-lying position
Once you are comfortable breastfeeding, try
feeding your baby in a lying down position. This will relax him and
will allow you to rest at the same time. Night feeds will be a lot simpler once you have mastered this position.
Learn how to do the side-lying position