Breastfeeding Life Savers

Breastfeeding is very challenging. Here are some tips that could save you the tears.
  1. 1.
    Move baby's mouth up to latch
  2. 2.
    Make sure baby is completely horizontal for cradle holds
  3. 3.
    Use a straight backed chair
  4. 4.
    If your baby doesn't latch or it hurts, go see a lactation consultant ASAP
  5. 5.
    Use self-massage or pressure to stimulate let down and/or to relieve duct blockage
  6. 6.
    Try a supplemental nursing system
  7. 7.
    Try Fenugreek to increase supply
  8. 8.
    Drink tons of water
  9. 9.
    Use Lanolin religiously
  10. 10.
    Invest in a pump and the correct size falanges
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    Use a hands free pumping bra
  12. 12.
    Sterilize pumping supplies in microwaveable bags
  13. 13.
    Talk with other mommies