Compression and suck at breast and bottle-it’s a balancing act

Compression and sucking are equally important for breast and bottle, particularly when “fitted” with a proper bottle to compliment breast when supplementation is needed.  Although the breast tissue fills the mouth differently than a bottle nipple the mechanics of the posterior elevation and retraction of the tongue are the same in altering oral pressures in order to “draw” the milk from breast and bottle.

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