Rolfing Babies For Breastfeeding Success

Sometimes babies have trouble breastfeeding. Rolfing can help newborn babies to develop a good latch, effective sucking and swallowing skills.

Successful breastfeeding requires babies to:

  • Open their mouths wide
  • Develop good lip closure around the nipple
  • Develop adequate tongue movement
  • Coordinate tongue, lip and cheek movements for sucking
  • Have healthy reflexes – rooting, sucking and swallowing
  • Have a flexible palate
  • Have supple neck and spine

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