A 19-year-old female asked:
I'm 17weeks pregnant. this is my first baby and i plan on breast feeding. my mother in law says i should play with my nipples often. is that true?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 26 years experience
NO: Breast stimulation can trigger the release of oxytocin which can stimulate uterine contractions and may cause preterm labor. Do not recommend prior to delivery.
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