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Will Able Breast Feed Nipples Cracked Birth
Yes: Sometimes nipples are cracked before delivery because the skin is dry and rubbing against irritating clothing. After delivery you can try wearing breast shells to prevent chaffing from clothing or you can use hydrogels to soothe cracked nipples. After delivery cracked nipples is often a sign of a poor latch so see a lactation consultant asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Some do, some don't: Most commonly, yes, after pregnancy women's breasts go back to their original size both with and without breastfeeding. Having said that, some women experience that their breasts are smaller after pregnancy, and some women experience breasts that stay larger. Age, weight gain and pre-pregnancy weight can affect this as well. ...Read more
Currently breast feeding will my breasts remain ugly and deflated looking once I chose to stop breastfeeding ?
No: Breast milk is warm and tastes yummy to a baby. So, breast milk should not make a baby fussy. If a baby drinking from the breast seems fussy, but drinking formula seems fine, then the baby might be impatient (try feeding breast milk from a bottle to see what happens). On the other hand, a young baby might fuss on the breast when the let-down occurs because the milk is coming too fast! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Discuss with MD: Hyperkeratosis of the nipple and areola is a rare condition.Its characteristic properties are verrucous thickening and brownish discoloration of the nipples and areola. Usually seen in women in the second and third decade of life. The nipple is seldom affected alone.Lesions may become darker & more verrucous during pregnancy, making breast feeding impossible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How will an areola reduction affect my ability to breast feed? Will an areola reduction surgery affect my ability to breast feed if i decide to have children?
Possibly.: Depending on exactly what type of procedure is performed ( best discussed with your plastic surgeon), some patients are not able to breast-feed after any type of breast surgery that involves incisions around the areola. Again, best to check with your plastic surgeon for more specific advice/predictions. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes for short while: Yes it is not uncommon to have lumpy and painful breasts for several days or longer, especially after abrupt weaning.It may be prevented by slow weaning. ...Read more
Inverted nipples: Lots of new mom have the same frusttration. There are nipple shields to facilitate baby sucking on the breasts to be able to breastfeed. Depending on the degreeof inversion, it takes short or longer time but th ekey is to make sure the baby keeps sucking a tthe brest even if it si wiht the nipple shields. ...Read more
Unable to breastfeed initially due to facial paralysis , now baby can latch on but milk dried up..Baby almost 2 months . Help! i want to breastfeed!
If lactating mother stop breast feeding 25days can she start breast feeding again no medical cause for stopping breast feeding?
Surface contact : The hpv virus passes from one surface to another through direct contact.Since the hpv never enters your bloodstream, it can never enter your milk and pass to baby.If you were shedding the virus in your birth canal it could end up attaching to baby in the process. Vocal cord lesions or genital lesions can appear months after delivery when passed this way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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