Breastfeeding Handouts

Getting Off To A Good Start

Directions for getting your breastfeeding off to a good start including how to tell if baby is swallowing, when to switch to the other breast, how to use compressions to make feeds more efficient.

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Latching

Includes directions for baby led, cradle hold, cross cradle hold, side lying and things to avoid when latching.

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Reverse Pressure Softening

Reverse pressure softening (RPS) is a simple intervention that has proven very helpful in the first 14 days postpartum to reduce engorgement

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Bottle Feeding

Safe bottle feeding technique for all babies

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Tongue-Ties

Information about tongue-ties in babies

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