Breastfeeding has many benefits for the mother as it protects against breast and ovarian cancer.
The benefits of breastfeeding for the child is to protect him from multiple diseases, and increase his immunity and protect him from obesity.
But the baby may refuse the breast and breastfeeding, which is a problem, and we will help you overcome it
Reasons for an infant’s refusal to breastfeed:
Do not try again and again so that the young can get the breasts of the mother.
Not giving the breast to the mother immediately after birth on the grounds that the mother is tired, despite the benefits of milk in the early hours after birth.
The nipples may be sunken or flat, and the baby cannot hold them in their mouth to feed.
The period of breastfeeding may be insufficient to satisfy the baby.
The presence of a birth defect in the child’s mouth prevents him from swallowing (as a result of a crack in the top of the throat).
The rabbit lip prevents the baby from enjoying breastfeeding
(which is also a congenital defect).
The method of carrying the baby during lactation may be uncomfortable.
There may be a blockage in the respiratory tract and a blockage of the child’s nose that prevents him from feeding.
Breastfeeding the baby with a bottle of artificial milk, making it easier to breastfeed without effort.
All of these reasons may lead the baby to breastfeed from a bottle of artificial milk, but don’t worry.
The following steps will help you bring the baby back to breastfeeding:
Try to teach the young how to breastfeed from the first hours of birth.
Make sure your baby is full through lactation and takes enough.
Ensure that the baby’s nose is free of secretions and clean.
Do not breastfeed the baby with a bottle,
even if the mother’s milk, unless circumstances so require and minimal.
Try to be comfortable for you and your baby.
Choose a comfortable and quiet place.
Any breastfeeding problems related to birth defects in the baby’s mouth should be consulted immediately.
Do not stop trying to return the young and breastfeeding again.