Breastfeeding is a skill that gets better with practice. Breastfeed your baby whenever he or she is hungry. In the first 2 weeks, your baby will feed about every 1 to 3 hours.
Here is a step-by-step guide on how to breastfeed. It shows just one position that you can use for breastfeeding.
Talk to your doctor or nurse if you are having trouble getting your baby to latch on.
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Current as of: November 21, 2017
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
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