Hold Out for a Good Latch Improper breastfeeding latches with newborns are like poor choices in men.  They are easier to come by than the good ones, they will cause you incredible amounts of pain, and they will be the source of re-evaluating your life’s choices.  Akin to settling for the loser guy, accepting a bad latch will prevent you from being productive, comfortable, and satisfied.  It is better to be patient and hold out for a good one, even when that prospect seems elusive.   Save the Nips! You have likely heard horror stories from women who discontinued breastfeeding because the agony was simply too much to bear. Breastfeeding first

close

Hold Out for a Good Latch Improper breastfeeding latches with newborns are like poor choices in men.  They are easier to come by than the good ones, they will cause you incredible amounts of pain, and they will be the source of re-evaluating your life’s choices.  Akin to settling for the loser guy, accepting a bad latch will prevent you from being productive, comfortable, and satisfied.  It is better to be patient and hold out for a good one, even when that prospect seems elusive.   Save the Nips! You have likely heard horror stories from women who discontinued breastfeeding because the agony was simply too much to bear. Breastfeeding first

Read more