Pillows for baby feeding: types, review of the best models, reviews
On average, feeding a child takes from 20 to 40 minutes, and its frequency depends on the needs of the baby. This procedure, of course, tires the mother and while the woman can experience tension in the neck, back and arms. To facilitate the process of breastfeeding, to ensure the possibility of putting the baby to the chest at different angles, to make the feeding as productive and comfortable as possible will help a special pillow for feeding.
Feed with a pillow can not only breastfeed, but also from bottles. With her help the child will be comfortable to hold at the breast level, and the mother will be relieved from the problem with pain in the spine, neck and shoulders due to uncomfortable posture. (pediatrician N. Kravchenko)
How to use a pillow for feeding an infant?
You can use the pillow before the birth of the baby, when this useful acquisition will support the mother's belly in the last months of pregnancy and make her sleep more comfortable. When feeding the baby, place the pillow under the chest, for safety reasons, fix all the restraints (straps, straps). Take a comfortable position, put the baby and make sure that he does not experience discomfort. Take care that the tip of the baby breathes freely.
When choosing a pillow for feeding, you should pay attention to:
- The size of the pillow (it should be suitable not only for the kid, but for the mother).
- Composition of the filler material .
- The presence of a removable pillowcase made of natural material.
- The presence of special fasteners or ties.