My baby is struggling with latching and i am struggling with proper breastfeeding position too .also my baby is more used to taking bottle so he doesnt want to struggle much to suck.so i give home pumped milk but that too is may be 30-40% of what he takes whole day.. i feel rejected and bad that why my baby cannot take my milk directly, why i am.unable to give 100% breast milk.please help
Nov 14, 2016 15:13 PM
It sounds like there is a lot happening for your new family and that you are feeling sad with the current situation. Sometimes when mothers are struggling with positioning their baby it can be helpful for them to get their baby to help too, this is called baby-led breastfeeding. With this approach babies use their mammal instincts to find the breast and latch on. Their mother helps by keeping the baby calm and providing the environment for the baby. Here is a website link showing how mothers use this approach:
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