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Remove Nipple Ring Before Breast Feeding
Can piercing my nipple increase sensitivity and sensation its not real sensitive now.. and will it disrupt breast feeding when I have a baby?
Pierced nipples do not interfere with breast feeding, but you will need to remove the piercing before each feeding. It may not be a good idea to get a new nipple piercing while breast feeding, because the nipples will be very tender during the healing after piercing. New piercings also may not be a good idea, because of the small risk of getting a skin infection while you are ...Read more
Possibly: Nipple Piercings have led to cellulitis & abscesses. The jewelry can snag against clothing with potential of traumatic tears to the nipple. Additionally, scar tissue on the nipple or jewelry can block a milk duck & in some cases make it more difficult to latch during breastfeeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can cause problems !: Nipple Piercings have led to cellulitis & abscesses. The jewelry can snag against clothing with potential of traumatic tears to the nipple. Additionally, scar tissue on the nipple or jewelry can block a milk duck & in some cases make it more difficult to latch during breastfeeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is mastitis purely developed from breast feeding, lactation etc or just the sucking of nipple that develops it and therefore infects?
Recently stopped breast feeding my 19 month old. Now under my nipple is a very painful, hard lump. Very scared and in quite a bit of pain.
Hi, I am breast feeding and noticing a white patch under the skin near my nipple. Could that be milk stuck under the skin or something else?
My wife says she has been experiencing sharp pains in breasts, sore nipples and pink. She has been breast feeding our new borne. Should we be worried?
Probably not: In the first few days and sometimes week or two of breastfeeding it can be painful. This is especially true if first child. There are many things you can do to relieve pain and the la leche league can be a good resource. If there is localized heat or redness or you have a fever there may be an infection and should see a provider to confirm. Even with infection you do not have to stop feeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby is three weeks old and I am breast-feeding. I use body wash on my nipples in the shower. Could this harm the baby when she feeds by getting it in her mouth?
No: These products are non toxic but likely she will appreciate it, if you rinse off the product. All the best. ...Read more
Please clarify: Please clarify what you mean -- are you talking about stimulation to increase breast milk production? Are you asking if it's safe to stimulate during intimacy? Need more info. ...Read more
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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