How To Use A Supplemental Feeding System (Video)


A baby breastfeeding with an SNS

A supplemental feeding system, also known as a supplemental nursing system (SNS) is a simple device that provides a baby with breast milk or formula through a small tube that is attached to the breast with removable tape. It allows a mother to both breastfeed her baby while supplementing her milk.  This both supports sufficient feeding and helps stimulates the mother’s milk supply.

Below is one of our favorite videos of a mom demonstrating how an SNS works: