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A 37-year-old member asked:

I am giving up breastfeeding and in agony!?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
What's question?: I'm sorry to hear you did not have a good experience with nursing your baby. It's likely the baby is not positioning your nipple correctly in its mouth leading to your discomfort. Thanks a lot for trying - the baby got some benefit even if you only tried for one day. If you are on the fence about stopping, I urge you to see a certified lactation consultant who can assist you with positioning.

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Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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