Common issues caused by an incorrect latch and overcoming them

Here’s Marama’s advice on latching issues and where to get help:

“Many of us have been there – cracked nipples, infection or mastitis, engorged full breasts that are uncomfortable. These are some of the common issues that can arise when the baby isn’t correctly latched.

Basically – a correct latch will protect the nipples and when baby is correctly latched on, then they will suckle efficiently, meaning your breasts are emptied well. Continue reading

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Leilani Rorani – The first few days of breastfeeding

5 days after Leilani filmed her first video log, about her preparations and plans to breastfeed, she gave birth to baby Esther – her fourth child. In her second video log, Leilani talks about those first few days of breastfeeding and the challenges she has encountered so far.

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