A. Wide Open Mouth
B. Most of the nipple and areola in mouth
C. Chin touching breast
D. Lower lip inverted
Ans:D. Lower lip inverted.
Image is shown of a breast feeding.
- It is the normal way of providing young infants with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development.
- Colostrum, the yellowish, sticky breast milk produced at the end of pregnancy, is recommended by WHO as the perfect food for the newborn, and feeding should be initiated within the first half hour after birth.
- Breast feeding should be initiated within 30 min. of a normal vaginal delivery.
- Breast feeding should be initiated within 4 hrs of delivery by caesarian section.
- Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended up to 6 months of age, with continued breastfeeding along with appropriate complementary foods up to two years of age or beyond.
- Breast feeding should be given, whenever baby feels hungry (DEMAND FEEDING).
- Signs of good attachment are
1.Baby’s mouth is wide open,
2. Most of the nipple and areola in the mouth, only upper areoli. visible, not the lower one,
3.Baby’s chin touches the breast and
4.Baby’s lower lip is everted