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What are breastfeeding techniques a mother should apply for proper breastfeeding?

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Breastfeeding techniques a mother should apply for proper breastfeeding are;

  • Take a cup of warm drink before breastfeeding
  • Wiping the breast with warm water and clean cloth
  • Sit on comfortable chair of lie flat on a comfortable surface
  • Hold the baby supporting the head with one hand and direct breast to the mouth with the other hand
  • Allow the baby to suck from one breast for a short time then turn it to the other
  • Press the chin gently for the baby to release the nipple
  • Allow the whole areola in the baby's mouth and not only the nipples 
  • Wind the baby after breastfeeding
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