Breastfeeding is the happiest moment for a mother. Not only can form a
strong bond between mother and infant, but also can provide adequate
nutrition for the baby. Therefore, it is important for you to prepare
yourself for breastfeeding before giving birth so you are not
surprised and did not feel pain when breastfeeding. These items should
you prepare for breastfeeding according to the website launched by
Yahoo! Shine is a lotion to cure blisters on the nipple, nursing bra
for breast augmentation that can support and can instantly give milk
to the infant, facilitate breastfeeding clothes without having to look
vulgar in public, bearing in bra to keep breasts dry and prevent
leakage undesirable, as well as baby sling or cloth that can help you
support your baby while nursing. Once you know which items should be
prepared, you also must know the techniques of breastfeeding, namely:
A. Feeding position The position is usually done by nursing mothers is
a 'cradle' in which the baby's head facing directly on one breast and
the baby's feet facing the other breast, while the mother holds the
breast from the inside to ensure the release of ASI. Other
cross-cradle position where the baby's position as the cradle but the
mother holding the breast from the outside, breastfeeding in a lying
position in bed, and the clutch or football in which the position of
the feet facing the mother's armpit and breast of the mother holding
the inside. Apart from lying down, you can breastfeed in bed or chair
while sitting. Use a pillow to support your baby. You can also use a
pillow to support your back so you sit down with the correct position
and to avoid back pain. 2. How to position your baby's lips right on
the nipple The correct position will give satisfaction to the mother
and baby breastfeeding. However, if the position is incorrect, would
lead to difficulties in providing adequate intake of breast milk for
your baby. Breastfeeding should be as comfortable as possible even
though it will feel uncomfortable at first experience of
breastfeeding. Seize your breast with one hand, and brush your nipple
on your baby's lips to entice him to open his mouth wide. Navigate
your baby on the nipple and make sure he gets most of the areola, the
dark area around the nipple, on the mouth. Unplug your baby if you
feel the wrong position, then repeat until you get the correct
position. 3. Frequency and duration of breastfeeding Newborn babies
need milk every 2 hours throughout the day and every 3 hours during
the night. So, your baby will get milk much as 8 to 12 times per day.
Do not let your baby go without feeding for more than 3 hours. Watch
for signs that your baby when hungry increases the activity, thumb
sucking, and searched for the nipple. The average time at each feeding
varies, but normally-fed infants within 20 to 30 minutes or as long as
your baby feel full. Highly recommended for immediate breastfeeding
your baby shortly after her birth, and breastfeeding for at least 6
months ekseklusif. On average a baby will breastfeed for 2 year.