Can You Tell whether a Baby’s Latch is Good?

Getting the best latch possible when a baby is breastfeeding is crucial for helping mothers with breastfeeding problems and it is one of the skills that we teach mothers at our breastfeeding clinic. A good latch is the basis for:   Helping a mother with sore nipples. Helping the...


What is a good latch?

How a baby latches on is very important to increasing the breastmilk intake by the baby and also to prevent sore nipples in the mother.   There is a shift in breastfeeding thinking that should have occurred a long time ago. A shift to the “asymmetric”. An asymmetric latch. When...


Breast compression

 We use a number of ways to help mothers and babies breastfeed better when they come to our clinic. One group of babies we see frequently are babies who cry or fuss, are not satisfied after breastfeeding, who need to start drinking more milk or...