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How to Breastfeed: Mastering the Latch

Getting the proper latch can make or break your breastfeeding experience. Our step-by-step guide will help you do it right.

Determine which breast you’ll be feeding from and hold your baby using your arm on the opposite side of your body.

Using the hand on the same side as the chosen breast, place your fingers under your breast, your thumb along the side, and lift it up and forward (much like the effect of a push-up bra).

With your opposite arm, pull your baby close to you, tilt his head back slightly and tickle his lips with your nipple until he opens his mouth wide.

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