Nurse In An Upright Position

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How can I help my congested baby to nurse?

Nurse In An Upright Position

If you are breastfeeding and your baby is congested, it can help to allow him/her to nurse in an upright position...such as sitting on your lap facing you. This allows for better sinus drainage, easier breathing, and the baby can obtain milk easier.

   

Comments

9/6/2007 9:10:19 AM
Tammie said:

This is a really good tip. My baby showed me this on his own as a newborn. He didn't want to eat lying down when congested and latched on sitting up. It made all the difference!




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