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the side-lying position, you and your baby lie on your sides facing each other.
You can place pillows behind the baby's back for support. Your baby's mouth
should be close to your nipple. The hand on your top side supports your lower
breast and guides it into your infant's mouth. After
the baby has latched on, you can use this arm to cuddle him or her into you
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMary Robbins, RNC, IBCLC - Lactation Consultant
Current as ofMay 30, 2016
Current as of:
May 30, 2016
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Mary Robbins, RNC, IBCLC - Lactation Consultant
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