Baby Led Breastfeeding #1


Practices at Family Centered Midwifery during delivery and in the immediate postpartum period are structured to give you and your baby the important elements needed for establishing a successful breastfeeding relationship. These include:

  • Immediate skin-to-skin contact
  • No separation of mom and baby
  • No invasive procedures during first hour including cutting of the umbilical cord
  • Assistance with "baby led" latch in the first hour