Breastfeeding Positions

Key Points For Any Position Used

Make sure you are in a position that will remain comfortable for the duration of the feed.

Baby's head and body instraight line so he can tilt his head back and swallow easily.

Baby held close

Baby's nose to your nipple.  This allows him to take a big mouthful of breast from underneath the nipple.

Key Points

C - Close to mum

H  - Head free

I        - In a line

N   - Nose to Nipple