Do you know how to get a good latch?

The latch is an important part of establishing a good breastfeeding relationship.

Tune in this week and listen as Dianne and Abby talk about getting a good latch, and what to watch for as you are learning the ropes.

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Things we talked about:

How do you know if your latch is good or bad? [5:10]

Babies need your help with latch [6:02]

How does the latch feel? [8:10]

Seeing = doing [12:30]

C-hold [18:25]

Flanged lips [19:20]

Areola latch [21:45]

Nose to nipple [23:31]

Babies are weird and spazzy [24:00]

Nipple damage [28:50]

Releasing the latch [31:00]

Make sure you see an LC! [33:02]

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This episode is sponsored by Fairhaven Health. Fertility, pregnancy and breastfeeding products. Use code BADASS for 15% off your purchase at

Links to information we discussed or episodes you should check out!

Scene from the movie Stepbrothers Abby talked about.

Link to position and latch videos with Nancy Mohrbacher

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Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at Holmes