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Nursing: Getting a Perfect Latch from the Start

20 Oct

On Saturday, I spent three hours with a mom and her brand new baby helping her learn the art of breastfeeding.  Both mom and dad came into the birth center frustrated and worn out with a baby that wasn’t getting fed because of a bad latch, and by the end of it they left with a well fed baby, information on proper latch and big smiles on their faces.  Getting a great latch from the start helps improve your feelings about being a capable mother and makes for one happy baby.  It’s so important to take the time, before the birth of your baby, to learn about breastfeeding and understanding what makes a good latch. Continue reading

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