International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Nutrition Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023

Breastfeeding Techniques' Assessment, Knowledge, and Intervening Proper Techniques

Devanshi Dixit | Dr. Nandita Thakur [2]

Abstract: Breastfeeding is complete nourishment for a baby's body and soul. It is their first introduction to the great truth that man's true relationship with the world is that of personal love and not that of the mechanical law of causation. This review study showed that improper Breastfeeding Techniques causes disabilities in children and various problems in mother. The breastfeeding Technique is a combination of positioning, attachment, and sucking. An ineffective breastfeeding technique is one of the factors contributing to mothers' inclusive breastfeeding where as Effective breastfeeding techniques play a crucial role in the mother's position, the baby's attachment to the breast, and babies? ability to suck effectively. It has been demonstrated that effective breastfeeding methods are essential for initiating breastfeeding, ensuring milk transfer, and avoiding breastfeeding issues. It is observed that when a mother is familiar with the steps of an effective breastfeeding technique. She can better avoid and manage most breastfeeding issues that may arise. Ineffective breastfeeding techniques cause the infant to consume insufficient amounts of breast milk which will limit growth and cause poor weight gain. The baby may also become challenging to breastfeed. Additionally, improper posture, bonding, and gulping drastically reduce the practice of exclusive breastfeeding and trigger the breastfeeding crisis. Hence awaring, advising, and educating lactating mothers is the need of the present time to prepare them for appropriate feeding.

Keywords: Breastfeeding, Breastfeeding Techniques, Causation, Ineffective Breastfeeding Techniques, Positioning, Suckling

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,

Pages: 597 - 598

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