Learning to position baby at the breast can be challenging for a new mother. Dads may feel inadequate to assist a new mom to move from awkward to smooth. These basic positions will be your playbook to make suggestions so that mom executes bringing baby confidently to the breast for latch-on.
Breastfeeding is a learned skill. Some moms seem to figure things out without missing a beat. Others struggle and can’t understand why. As with most skills practice is essential to learning. Learn how practice and time helps the new baby and new mother to succeed at breastfeeding.
Feeding for a newborn baby is like a dancing sequence where mom and dad see baby signaling that he is ready and responding by bringing baby close. Learn these cues and feedings go much smoother.
Moms often state they stopped breastfeeding because they had trouble getting baby to latch onto the breast. This video helps Dad to understand the latch-on process so he can assist and encourage Mom to succeed in this basic skill.