This enables the baby to take all of her nipple and as much of her areola as his mouth can hold.Although the tiny baby may have difficulty latching on to the large nipple and areola, with careful positioning and patience most babies can suck efficiently.Your doc is used to answering questions like this, and he or she will be able to give you advice about your individual growth and development. Note: We provide articles from our publications from previous years for reference for our Leaders and members.While breast size does not determine whether or not a woman can breastfeed successfully, proper positioning can be especially awkward for the large-breasted woman.Leaders can help large-breasted women by explaining proper positioning as described in THE WOMANLY ART OF BREASTFEEDING and LLLI Publication No.In the cradle lap position, the mother is sitting down with her knees bent and feet elevated.
Leaders can explain these nursing positions to the large-breasted mother to help her avoid sore nipples caused by improper positioning.Some girls develop earlier, others later, and a girl's breasts can keep growing and changing into her late teens. There are things you can do — like eating well and getting enough exercise and sleep — to help your body develop in a healthy way.Don't feel shy about talking to your doctor if you have questions about your body and how it is developing.I was afraid I would be too self-conscious to nurse in public.However, as soon as my baby started to nurse, I felt good about my breasts for the first time in my life; finally they were useful." These are the words of one large-breasted mother reflecting on her breastfeeding experience.
107, "Positioning Your Baby at the Breast." If the mother does not have a copy of THE WOMANLY ART OF BREASTFEEDING, send her a copy of No.