Using Your Pollywog Nursing Positioner
1 Get in a comfortable, upright position with good back support, such as a Pollywog brand nursing lumbar support.
2 Place Pollywog and baby as close to your body as possible.
3 Adjust Pollywog and/or baby by sliding baby up or down on Pollywog, or by sliding Pollywog across your lap until baby's mouth is positioned slightly under your breast.
4 Always bring baby and Pollywog to your breast, never your breast to baby and Pollywog. Support your breast when bringing baby up to it.
5 When using the football hold, it may be necessary to increase Pollywog's height by placing one corner of Pollywog on your leg. A rolled up cloth next to your newborn's bottom should help prevent sliding.
6 You can easily elevate Pollywog to 30+ degrees to improve digestion by sliding Pollywog across your lap until the tail rests between your knees.
7 Always keep one hand behind baby to prevent rolling.
8 If you experience sore nipples that do not appear to be improving daily, please consult a lactation consultant. Breastfeeding should never hurt, even in the beginning.
9 For more information on breastfeeding visit La Leche League online.