Incorrect positioning and latching can cause sore nipple and may lead to ineffective sucking.
Incorrect positioning and latching is one of the main reasons for early interruption and failure
of breastfeeding. Correct positioning and latching, as well as attention and recognition
of hunger cues, allow the baby to use and develop its inborn reflexes. This will help to achieve
an effective suction. It is important that paediatrician know how to help the mother to latch
the baby at the breast and how to assess a breastfeed to identify and solve positioning and