Doctor insights on:
Baby Develop Nipples Breasts
Yes: A burst of your hormones pass to your baby shortly before delivery, one of the finishing touches in preparing her lungs to breathe air when she is born. These hormones include estrogen and androgens, and can have several transient side effects. Real, mature breast tissue forms, creating firm lumps under the nipples. Some babies even leak some real milk from their breasts. ...Read more
You should be fine: Most breasts, regardless of size or shape, are able to provide adequate nutrition and breast milk for your baby. If you have had any type of surgery to your breasts, breast feeding may not be possible. Have a lactation consultant assist you with latching so that your baby gets enough milk. ...Read more
I use manual breast pump four times in a day . Will it misshape my breast or nipples ? I had problems with direct feeding as baby was not latching properly.
Congratulations : Congratulations on your baby! the manual breast pump will not cause any lasting problems to your breasts or nipples. Good for you for pumping so that your baby will get your milk - it's not easy! ...Read more
If i stop breastfeeding just until my nipples heal will it stop my milk from coming and will the baby not want my breast no more cuz i'm using formula?
Feeding may continue: Stopping breast feeding for few days should not stop the milk secretion. Sore breast is a very common complaint post delivery and lasts from day 2 to day 5.See a doctor, if pain lasts more than a week. Massage and warm compressing of breast usually start the milk flow. The baby should be able to start breast feeding, after a brief interruption and being on formula milk. Don't stop trying to feed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to take care of your breast i mean hygiene, before you breastfeed your baby? Do I have to clean nipple if yes how?
Simple cleaning: Avoid using any soaps on your breasts as they can dry your skin, cause irritation and painful cracking. Your breastmilk has wonderful antiinfective qualities and is a great moisturizer to use. If you use a nipple cream, select one that has minimal scents and dyes as these products can be irritating. So a daily shower/bath suffices to keep your breasts clean. ...Read more
Im 21 and I've just noticed today that when i squeeze my left nipple green pusy stuff came out. I had a baby 3 years ago and breast fed for first month?
Needs an exam : After you have a child it is pretty normal to be able to express liquid from your breast. If you are concerned though you will need to schedule a visit to have an examination done. ...Read more
My baby is 65 days old i feel some days my right breast nipple is sore when baby suck it please help me?
Can i pump 3 days after having baby? Been breast feeding but way to painful and nipples are cut up, just want to pump and feed instead of breast
Nipple cream: You need to get a good nipple cream to heal your nipples. You need to keep pumping so you do not dry up and you need to get some nipple shields . Consult your provider or lactation specialist for help! don't stop as breast milk is the best nutrition for your baby! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a baby and breast fed but my left nipple is lighter in some places I also have a tumor in that breast, what is going on?
7 months pregnant and breasts have been leaking colostrum, third baby, nipples stinging really bad. Why?
Body preparing: Congrats on baby number 3! your body has "been there, done that" before, and so knows a baby is soon to come and is now beginning to prepare for what happens after birth, including early milk production and toughing of the nipples. This time it recognizes the pattern, and so these type of changes occur earlier in subsequent pregnancies. Make sure you are getting plenty of rest to prepare for birth. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Hard and solid lump under my right nipple is this breast cancer
- Small breasts large nipples
- Why would my nipples hurt and my breasts?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Tender nipples and breast
- The side of my nipple is slightly dimpling was that mean i have a breast cancer
- Men breast cancer nipples pinched
- Are my nipples too big for my breasts they seem big and brown?
- Talk to a obstetrician and gynecologist online