Breastfeeding in slings/carriers
I just wanted to post that I have a fair bit of experience in babywearing+breastfeeding, as when my daughter was small she was hard to settle for a feed unless she was being worn at the same time. (We didn't find it easy to feed while sitting down until she was 9+ months old.) So if anyone is interested in how to breastfeed in an Ergo or other SSC (soft structured carrier), or a ring sling or wrap, I can do my best to try and help you if you like :)
Breastfeeding in a Sling Instructions
I have breastfed both my children in a BabyRock Sling (and continue to feed my one year old this way). I agree with all points mentioned by others about the advantages of sling feeding and am very confident doing so. It is fantastic when we are out because it does afford a little privacy for both baby and me, but also means I can still wander the store or relax and have a cup of decaf without a juggling act.
That said, I thought I would do a spot of surfing on the subject and came across the Baby Carriers Downunder website which has some nifty instructions for breastfeading in various different types of slings.
Now, I am not suggesting you go buy their slings but the instructions might assist anyone struggling with, or just unsure how to start, breastfeeding in the sling they have. I particularly liked that the instructions include modifications for young babies as well as toddlers.