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      Guide to breastfeeding positions

      Sitting comfortably?

      Finding the hold that works for you

      From cradling your baby or tucking them under your arm, to lying on your side, it's important to find a breastfeeding position that suits you both. If you feel uncomfortable, reposition your baby at any time. This can help reduce any pain from engorged breasts, and help you make a success of feeding.

      When it comes to breastfeeding, finding a position that's comfortable for you and your baby can make a real difference. Watch this short step-by-step guide from Aptaclub, showing three of the best breastfeeding positions you can try.

      Next steps

      Ways to enhance your breastfeeding experience:

      • Support your back and neck with cushions
      • Ensure your baby is properly latched on, this can ease nipple soreness
      • Try the cradle, rugby ball, and lying down positions

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      Your baby's future health begins here

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      each new encounter, whether in pregnancy or after birth, can shape your
      baby’s future development. With our scientific expertise and one-to-one
      round the clock support, we can help you and your baby embrace tomorrow.

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      Questions about feeding and nutrition?

      Our midwives, nutritionists and feeding advisors are always on hand to talk about feeding your baby. So if you have a question, just get in touch.