Why Grannies SHOULD nurse the baby: 5 tips for when it’s OK

Nursing the baby to sleep

Nursing the baby to slee

As it’s most likely you are the granny, helping your offspring out I will use PD to stand for Precious Daughter / Daughter-in-law and PG to stand for Precious Grandchild. But if you are not the granny, don’t let that stand in the way of being able to help a new mother!

There are times when it is very useful for someone else to nurse the baby, instead of the mother (or other parent). If you want to read more about when Grannies SHOULD nurse the baby, then click here.

Why new grannies should (almost) NEVER nurse the baby:10 tips to do instead.

baby yawning

baby yawnin

These tips will help you to help the new parent(s) and you can also use them if you are helping out a neighbour or a friend or are even doing voluntary work helping new single parents. It’s most likely that you are a Granny helping your precious daughter or daughter in law with your new grandchild, so I am going to refer to the new parent as PD (precious daughter / daughter in law) and the new baby as PG (precious grandchild). You can read the top 10 tips on when NOT to nurse the baby here