Breast Feeding Problems – LATCH
The most distressing problem of the baby not latching can affect the babies’ health and the
Mother’s. At times baby is unable to latch on or even bite at the nipple causing several problems.
The bones of the baby’s head and face are obviously involved in their latch and their sucking. What
enables the baby to latch is the combination of all the facial bones, the neck, the jaw and all the
bones in the head working together.
If the baby has had any sort of trauma or a difficult birth it can affect the ways these bones work
together in order to enable a baby to perform the most important thing to survive, FEED!
Babies have a tendency to become colicky as they take in air, which forms excessive gas and