Slide show: Breastfeeding positions
Woman breastfeeding with side-lying hold
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A lying position might be a good choice when you're resting — although it's important to return the baby to his or her own bed to sleep.

Lie on your side and face your baby toward your breast, supporting him or her with one hand. With the other hand, grasp your breast and touch your nipple to your baby's lips. Once your baby latches on, use one arm to support your own head and the other to help support the baby and bring him or her close.

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