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A 28-year-old female asked:

Using nipple shield will reduce or stop milk?. how many month milk will come using shield

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Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Do not recommend: Disadvantages to using a nipple shield Disadvantages to the nipple shield include: baby may get less milk if the shield is used incorrectly mom may be more at risk for plugged ducts and mastitis (if the shield causes reduced milk transfer) it can be difficult to wean from the shield

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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