Yes! Definitely you can. It is a common misconception amongst mothers who undergo C-section that they cannot breastfeed their babies. Women who deliver by c-section are less likely to breastfeed,or delay breastfeeding initiation. But these women can breastfeed as successfully as those who give birth vaginally, so long as the mother shows real commitment.
Important points for women who have delivered a baby normally or by c-section:
How to lie on the side post delivery:
Below are step-by-step instructions on getting into the side-lying position (in a hospital bed) after a c-section: