Video answer: Feeding positions to help prevent infant gas
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- Use the “gas hold” by holding your baby securely over your arm facing down. You can gently rock her in this position.
- Rock your baby in a rocker or in your arms, which may move and expel gas.
- Bounce your baby gently up and down. You can do this either while you’re standing or by sitting your baby on your lap and bouncing her.
An upright or semi-upright position allows baby to better control the flow of milk, simultaneously reducing the amount of air they take in. By holding baby more upright, with their heads higher than their bellies, you'll help the milk get to the bottom of their stomach while any trapped air rises to the top.
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