SIGNS OF A GOOD LATCH
- The latch feels comfortable to you and does not hurt or pinch.
- Baby’s body is facing mom and baby does not have to turn his head while breastfeeding.
- When your baby is positioned well, his mouth will be filled with breast.
- Your baby’s tongue is cupped under the breast, although you might not see it.
- You hear or see your baby swallow.
- Your baby’s lips turn outward like fish lips, not inward.
- Your baby’s chin touches your breast.