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Breast Feeding List

Updated: Dec 22, 2021

Feeding your baby can be a wonderful time for bonding. However, you don’t always have the luxury of feeding on your time or in your nursery or not the mom with enough milk supply (a situation we have addressed in our NO BREASTMILK BABY post and BREASTFEEDING TIPS AND TRICKS. Whether you are a breast or bottle mom, we have compiled a list for both to ensure you have everything you need to feed your baby!

Organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics and the World Health Organization recommend breastfeeding your baby. There are major health benefits associated with breastfeeding such as better digestion, stronger immune systems, and protection against infections. Not to mention, breastmilk provides all of the nutrients your baby needs. Don’t forget to checkout out post on breastfeeding tips and tricks. Now whether you are feeding directly through breast or pumping it out then feeding through bottle, our list below will help you to get what you need:

 


Borje 45° Angle Newborn Breastfeeding Adjustable Pillow on amazon-$39.99

1. Feeding pillow or a regular pillow

This pillow puts your baby in an optimal feeding position while also preventing you from straining your neck, back, and arms during feeding.

 




Medela Contact Nipple Shield for Breastfeeding on amazon-$6.79

2. Nipple Shield

Lactation consultants recommend using a nipple shield because it allows newborns to latch better. A standard 24 mm size fits most women.

 

Lansinoh Stay Dry Disposable Nursing Pads for breasfeeding on amazon-$8.84

3. Nursing pads

Nursing pads are soft cloth or disposable pads you place inside your bra to help absorb any leaking breastmilk. Not only will you feel more comfortable, but you will also avoid staining your favorite shirts!

 

Lansinoh Lanolin Nipple Cream on amazon-$37.95

 


4. Nipple cream

It happens. Especially when you’re new to breastfeeding your nipples can become chaffed, irritated, or cracked. A soothing nipple cream will alleviate pain so you can keep nursing. We recommend wiping your nipples and breast with hot towel before you feed your baby to clean off any cream .