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Breastfeeding Positions

Moms and babies need to be comfortable when breastfeeding. Find a position that works for you.

Laid Back: Good way to help your baby use his natural instincts.

Cross Cradle: Good position for smaller babies.

Clutch or Football Hold: Good for women with large breasts.

Lying Down/Side-Lying Hold: Most comfortable for women who have had a difficult delivery or for night feeds.

Cradle Hold: Most common position for older babies.