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Old 03-13-2013, 04:54 PM   #15
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Re: Laid back nursing?

Originally Posted by Leiiki View Post
That's exactly what saved our BFing relationship. Went from struggling with football and cradle holds to relaxing with her on my chest - thrush disappeared, supply skyrocketed, latch pains totally resolved. I am sad that the LC who did my "intervention" has now retired, she really knew her stuff!
That is awesome. You don't have to nurse like this, any way that works and is comfy for you and baby, and effective, is fine. But when moms have issues with pain, latch, milk-transfer, etc., that's when this style of breastfeeding can really be beneficial.
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