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Positions for Breastfeeding Your Baby

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The Cradle Hold
Positions for Breastfeeding Your Baby

Cradle Hold

The cradle hold is one of the most frequently seen breastfeeding positions for babies. It is great because it allows mom to hold the baby closely and support their little bodies, particularly when they are newborns and not quite able to hold themselves up in any way.

This picture also shows a great use of a nursing pillow to help support the baby and mom's arms.

Photo © Robin Elise Weiss

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