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Hi I have a pinching burning sensation right below my left breast. .I breast feed and I only get the pain when I lay and feed him?

Hi I have a pinching burning sensation right below my left breast. .I breast feed and I only get the pain when I lay and feed him?

Positioning: Examine your breast in that area for redness or swelling. Since this seems to be positional, it is possible that the baby is not getting a proper latch in this position. Take care at your next feeding to be sure baby opens wide and that the tip of your nipple is in the back of his mouth. Be sure also to rotate positions equally such that you are compressing all of the mild ducts equally! ...Read more

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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Breastfeeding for 9 months. Sudden sharp burning pain in left nipple shooting into breast. Only on left, no signs of thrush in baby or me. ?

Breastfeeding for 9 months. Sudden sharp burning pain in left nipple shooting into breast. Only on left, no signs of thrush in baby or me. ?

Yeast still likely: Even if you have no sign, nor the baby any sign, that history sounds suspicous for yeast. Get a good assessment by an experienced lactation consultant, and try to find a sympathetic doctor who would be willing to listen to the treatment suggestions by the lactation consultant. A provider that is an lc and an arnp would be able to see you and probably write a script for treationg you and the baby. ...Read more

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How do you increase your breast firmness naturally by breastfeeding?

How do you increase your breast firmness naturally by breastfeeding?

Milk ducts: Breast firmness occurs by the increase in breast volume by the production of milk and the storage of the milk in the glands. Furthermore an increase in water volume as a result of pregnancy also increases breast mass. Thus the breast skin becomes more taut and firm as a consequence. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about reoccurring breast pain and burning sensation. Right breast only.Not constant. Not breast feeding.

Could be infection: You could have an infection in the duct. Dandelion and raw cabbage leaves topically if you've got an infection are excellent. You did not specify where in the breast so it's hard to advise. ...Read more

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A shooting burning pain threw the left nipple that comes and goes coupled with a general discomfort. I am breast feeding. No visible signs of thrush.

A shooting burning pain threw the left nipple that comes and goes coupled with a general discomfort. I am breast feeding. No visible signs of thrush.

Breast pain: Your baby may not be latching on properly causing your pain.You may want to consult a lactation consultant for help.If pain persists consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the different ways to feed a newborn if the mother cannot breast feed it?

What are the different ways to feed a newborn if the mother cannot breast feed it?

Feeding: if a baby cannot breastfeed, the only other appropriate way is to feed the baby via a bottle. If the mother can pump breastmilk, that is preferred, otherwise baby formula can be used. Talk with your pediatrician for specific directions. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my breasts to be bigger while breastfeeding?

Is it normal for my breasts to be bigger while breastfeeding?

Yes: Not just because the milk makes them balloon, but also because working milk glands are bigger just as working muscles get bigger. ...Read more

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