How to nurse the child

How to nurse the child

Breastfeeding - natural process for mother and the child. Success of feeding depends on conveniently picked up pose and the correct applying of the child to a breast.


1. Breastfeeding has the mass of advantages to mother and the child. Maternal milk is easier acquired by the baby, providing it with all necessary vitamins and minerals. Milk normalizes intestinal microflora, protecting the child from infections.

2. Accept a convenient pose for feeding. Correctly chosen pose guarantees good outflow of milk, prevents cracks of nipples.

3. Sit down in a chair or a chair with a back, on knees put a pillow. Take the child so that his head was on an elbow bend.

4. It is possible to feed the child lying if you underwent an operation and you cannot sit so far. In this pose it is convenient to feed the kid at night. You lie on one side, the kid too sideways and you slightly hold him.

5. It is convenient to feed the grown-up children in a vertical pose. Put the kid on the knees facing you, support a breast.

6. For successful feeding the kid has to take a breast correctly. Take a breast in the palm so that the thumb was from above. Enter a nipple into a mouth to the kid when it widely opens a mouth. The child to the dolena to take not only a nipple, but also the most part auras. The lower lip at the correct capture will be twisted outside, language is curtailed into a tubule around a nipple.

7. At each feeding give one breast. So the kid will be able to be sated with so-called back milk which is fat-rich. If the kid emptied one breast and was not sated, it is possible to give him other breast. Then feeding begin the following with this breast.

8. Time of feeding depends on amount of milk and how quickly the kid sucks and gorges on. 10-15 minutes are enough for someone. Intreval the child establishes feedings. As a rule, loud exacting crying demonstrates that the kid is hungry. It can happen both through three, and in two hours after the last feeding.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team