Lactessa is a top-notch educational tool that is specially designed to help with lactation training. It aims to assist women in mastering the art of breastfeeding. Lactessa’s head and soft body are weighted, which gives the feel of a newborn. Her movable and flexible arms, legs, and head allow realistic demonstration and practice of breastfeeding positions. Lactessa’s open, three-dimensional mouth has a cupped tongue and is deep enough to insert a finger to teach accurate suck training and feel the hard palate. Lactessa also comes with a cloth diaper that makes it perfect for classroom demonstrations or one-on-one instruction. She is approximately 5 lb and 20″ long.
Lactessa is a popular choice among lactation consultants and childbirth educators due to its effectiveness in various educational settings. Many mothers have come to love this tried-and-tested, pliable breastfeeding model for its gentle and flexible design. Lactessa’s weighted head and body mimic that of a newborn, while her movable arms, legs, and head make positioning easy. Her open mouth features a cupped tongue and is deep enough to allow for the insertion of a finger to feel the hard palate.
Lactessa is perfect for teaching:
- How to hold a baby
- Breastfeeding positions
- Suck training
- Finger feeding
- How to break the suction
- Newborn care techniques, such as burping, swaddling, and diapering
This item includes a cloth diaper. Please keep in mind that although Lactessa is extremely cuddly and velvety, she is not designed for children to use as a toy. The cloth surface is washable for easy cleaning. Lactessa weighs approximately 5 pounds and measures 20 inches in length.