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How can I resolve my baby's nipple confusion?

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If you want to breastfeed and bottles or pacifiers are causing problems, then stop the bottles and pacy and breastfeed away. Essentially practice, practice, practice. Try eliminating alternate nipple forms for 3-4 weeks and establish a good pattern and then, only if needed, reintroduce bottles and/or pacifiers.
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What is nipple confusion?

Nipple confusion

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Breastfeeding and bottle feeding are very different with respect to the way a baby needs to suck. Breastfeeding requires the baby to have a wide open mouth with the tongue down and curled under the nipple. Some babies can become "confused" if artificial nipples from pacifiers and or bottles are introduced early, before breastfeeding is well established.
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Does nipple confusion exist?

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Simple thought process... Does YOUR nipple look like the nipple on the bottle? Of course not, and so baby will naturally react differently to both forms of feeding. Many babies will still do fine no matter what, but SOME babies will have troubles switching back and forth. This MAY create troubles with breastfeeding and so try to avoid doing both unless 100% necessary.
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My 5 mo old fusses,becomes agitated five mins into breastfeeding. She is formula fed when I'm at work,is this due to nipple confusion?what can I do?

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Nipple confusion is more likely if a kid refuses a bottle because they want the breast or vise versa. Your baby may be noticing the change in flow rate that comes naturally during BF.After 5 min the flow rate can slow (80% empties in the first 5min) .The flow rate with a bottle varies only with babies suck. Try switching sides after 5min & let her go back if willing after another 5/side.
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Hey i'm kinda confused is burger nipples the actual nipple being really big or the areola around it being big?

Burger Nipple is a

Areola
vulgar term referring to large areola that resemble a meat burger.
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White vaginal discharge, pain in nipples, giddiness, food carving 4m d last 10 days. Period delayed by 7 days n preg test is negative. Confused?

Trust the test

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Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection.
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couple days ago my nipples were VERY sore & now i look & see a dark scab-like thing around the edges of my nipples. Im so confused, what could it be?

A moisturizing cream

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should help. This can occur due to irritation, trauma, and common to breast feeding mothers. If it you don't see any improvement, see a doctor.
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Did iui on 8march.1st week felt dizzy,nipples pain,tired. Felt cud be preg.Tdy having symptoms like periods.cramping.very confused.Am I not pregnant?

Too early to tell

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Pregnancy tests become positive about 12 days after ovulation. You are likely too early to know. Pregnancy symptoms are too unpredictable so just wait for 12-14 days after IUI and get a pregnancy test. Blood tests are most accurate and a urine home test can be false negative, so be careful. Good luck
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I have not had the return of my menstral cycle. I have been breast feeding 13 months. Recently had cramps..now sore nipples. I'm 41..confused on sore?

Menses & breast milk

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It is not uncommon to have an absence of your period while breastfeeding. However, ovulation can still occur as well as pregnancy. Check a pregnancy test first and foremost, then when breast feeding has ceased your period will return if you are not pregnant.
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