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

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

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 ...Read more

Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more


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I have a growth on nipple like bit of extra nipple i can still produce milk after having my child 8 years ago?

I have a growth on nipple like bit of extra nipple i can still produce milk after having my child 8 years ago?

You need eval: You need to be checked as there are some conditions, for example prolactin secreting adenomas that can cause such occurrences. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Leaking milk from nipple due to hormonal changes?

Leaking milk from nipple due to hormonal changes?

Male/female vs isol8: If the is in a male it should be immediately evaluated. In a female it determines timing and onset. For example following pregnancy this is not unusual and binding of the breasts may help to decrease drainage. This also normally occurs on occasion following breast implantation. However, if this is a new onset condition, hormonal evaluation and possible imaging for pituitary adenoids are included. ...Read more

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I have very big nipple. It makes latching difficult. Baby feeds over an hour then wakes up soon to feed. Milk is enough (4 oz) when pump. Pacifier?

I have very big nipple. It makes latching difficult. Baby feeds over an hour then wakes up soon  to feed. Milk is enough (4 oz) when pump. Pacifier?

Work on feeds: More than 10 minutes on a side will only gain baby 5% more milk, so if baby stays this long it may delay movement of milk forward. I would not feed baby any sooner than 2 hours from the last feed & not assume that their sucking behavior is hunger. Br is feeding + pleasure of lip stimulation + nurturing.Other forms of oral stimulation like a pacifier can help. ...Read more

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I have thin milk cuming out of my left nipple.In 2 place, nun out of my right unless squeezed hard. Last period was 04/20 - 04/24. What is causeing dis?

I have thin milk cuming out of my left nipple.In 2 place, nun out of my right unless squeezed hard. Last period was 04/20 - 04/24. What is causeing dis?

Many things could: A milky breast discharge can be caused by a variety of things. Certain medications, breast trauma or stimulation, pregnancy, a pituitary adenoma, breast tumors... Its not possible to sort it out just on the basis of history. Its more worrisome if its on one side and is yellow or bloody. The good news is that breast cancer is very uncommon at age 20. ...Read more

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On my period and around my right nipple I have a dot of something coming out? I think milk?

Probably benign, : most nipple discharges is benign, but some are concerning. to be safe, i think you should have the discharge analyzed to be sure it is milk, and that there is no blood. additionally, if it IS milk, it can be due to an excess of the hormone prolactin, and a cause for this should be investigated ...Read more

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If you have nipple piercing holes, would your milk squirt out sideways during breastfeeding?

If you have nipple piercing holes, would your milk squirt out sideways during breastfeeding?

Possible: It is possible, but also not as possible that it will squirt far. The nipple should be well inside the baby's mouth so it doesn't matter a lot if it leaks some out the side. You'll just have to try it and see how it goes. Many women with pierced nipples breastfeed without problems. (of course with the piercing removed.). ...Read more