I have no muscletone to my breasts and it makes feeding and expressing difficult (i can currently only hand express) is there any machine etc that would help me express properly and collect more milk? what is the best position for my baby and i feeding so im not constantly having to hold my bob up and shes not lying uncomfortable? also how can I boost my milk supply Thank you in advance
Nov 14, 2016 15:11 PM
I’m wondering when you refer to muscle tone in your breasts whether you have larger breasts with a lot of breast tissue? If so, using a gentle prop such as a rolled-up muslin under the breast to help lift it when feeding may be helpful. You can also buy a ‘breast sling’ which helps to lift the breast which some mothers find useful. Women with larger breasts can find that positions up the side of their bodies, either leaning back or more upright, can be a helpful approach.
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