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Leader, in these first days, your help is of much value. Encourage the mother showing her how to better breastfeed. Try to solve with her and the family the difficulties which may arise.

Breastfeeding must be pleasant to the mother and to the baby. There are several good positions to breastfeed. In one of them:

• The mother holds the baby buttocks with her hand;

• The baby’s head is supported on the folded part of the elbow;

• The baby’s tummy is put very close to the mother’s body.