It’s very common to develop sore nipples when breastfeeding has just begun. I had this with all five of my babies! Cracked nipples are also common, as are fissures. Hang in there! Most often you can nurse through these sore nipples and get to a place where you are comfortable – and not in pain! – when you nurse! Remember that a good latch is key.
How to Treat Sore Breasts from Breast Feeding
In this video, I talk about how you can treat breasts that have become sore through breastfeeding. There are several breastfeeding ointments on the marketplace – such as Linsinoh and other lanolin products, as well as new organic breastfeeding ointments. Click on the list above for a full list of products.
How did you grapple with sore nipples from breastfeeding? What did you do and what got you through? Comment below – I would love to hear from you!
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