Of the many struggles a breastfeeding mom can face, fidgeting is one that isn't brought up too often but can be very frustrating. If you find yourself getting slapped in the face, tugged left and right, or unable to breastfeed for more than a few minutes at a time, you may be desperate for some ways to keep your baby from fidgeting when breastfeeding.
It isn't uncommon for a baby of any age to fidget while they nurse. It's a phase most babies go through at one point or another. If you're taking advantage of some tactics to combat your little one's fidgeting during daily feedings, then you may be able to put a stop to it fairly quickly. And if not, there are also several suggestions to help you work around fidgeting while you breastfeed to ensure your baby is still getting their milk intake without annoying you too much.
So if you find yourself frustrated in a position where your baby is beginning to fidget (or you haven't been able to get them to stop), know that you are far from the only mom dealing with it. And consider taking advantage of some of the tips below to relieve your breastfeeding stress.