Breastfeeding Positions - Ivy And I Parenting Blog - Discussion
The Rugby Hold

This one should be called “Crick-In-The-Neck” hold, “Will-My-Boobs-Become-Lopsided” hold Or “Will-I-Lose-My-Baby-Down-The-Side-Of-Couch” hold, because they do not stay on those daft feeding pillows. The pillow ends up moving away from you and your baby ends up squashed down the middle of it or the baby rolls off the edge of it and ends up down the side of the couch.. So I would definitely say invest in a pillow that you can strap around yourself!

Breastfeeding Positions - Ivy And I Blog - Dicsussion
Side Lying

The “It’s-The-Goddamn-Fourth-Feed-Of-The-Night-And-I-Have-No-Energy” hold or the “OMG-I-Can-Feed-AND-Sleep-I-Have-This-Multitasking-Thing-Doooown!” hold.

Breastfeeding Positions - Ivy and I Blog - Discussion
Cradle Hold

This hold is generally what all mothers use in the first few weeks as a new breastfeeding mother. That is before you become a little more adventurous and try the others. You often find yourself staring down at your precious bundle at 3am and your mind starts to wonder. So I’m going to call this one the “Holy-Sh*t-How-Am-I-Going-To-Keep-You-Alive-When-I-Kill-All-Of-My-Plants!” hold.

Breastfeeding Positions - Ivy and I Blog - Discussion
Laid Back

Finally this one should be called “I-Wonder-How-Many-Double-Chins-I-Have-From-This-Angle” hold. Self Explanatory.

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Posted by:ivyandiblog

Mother. Partner. Blogger. Coffee addict (show me a mother who isn't!)

2 replies on “Breastfeeding Positions And What They Should ‘Really’ Be Called

  1. Found your blog through Twitter…. hello! This post made me chuckle! My boobs were so huge whilst feeding I had one position to feed in…”the position where I didn’t suffocate my baby” one!!!

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