Breastfeeding Issues And Solutions For Breastfeeding

2023 Words Sep 27th, 2016 9 Pages
Breastfeeding issues
It is quite essential for the mother to nurse her own child by herself, there would be many factors causing a problem while breastfeeding her child. It’s common to face challenges at this age; I would be jotting down some common breastfeeding issues and solutions to them as well. If these won’t help, it is advisable that you visit a medical expert nearby.
Baby doesn’t latch
It can turn out to be frustrating things to deal having a baby that won’t latch. It is one of the most common problems.
The correct way to get your baby to latch is by getting naked from the waist up. Get your baby to a semi-reclining position only in its diaper. Keep his mouth on your chest, as soon as the baby is ready, he might scoot down to the breast and should latch on. Skin to skin is a magical cure for a non-latching baby to get it latched. If you still have latch problems breastfeeding, consult help.
Sometimes, it is common that the baby sleeps within a few minutes after he gets latched, you might be concerned whether he/she is even eating or not, the best way to figure that out is waking him/her up and giving an eat signal, the way to do that is doing breast compressions allowing milk to flow, do that gently so that you do not bruise yourself. The baby might respond to this by swallowing or sucking, let go as soon as the sucking stops. Sometimes stroking the baby under his/her chin can also encourage the baby to suck.
Latching pain
It is not normal to feel outright pain;…
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