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Is having inverted nipples a problem for breastfeeding?
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: It can be
Inverted nipples can make it difficult for the baby to latch properly.
A good lactation consultant cand show you some things that might help. Many moms find the easiest way to get the all important breastmilk to the infant is to pump and then feed from a bottle.

In brief: It can be
Inverted nipples can make it difficult for the baby to latch properly.
A good lactation consultant cand show you some things that might help. Many moms find the easiest way to get the all important breastmilk to the infant is to pump and then feed from a bottle.
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
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In brief: Helpful suggestions
Inverted nipples might cause some difficultly when learning how to breast feed.
A lactation consultant or doc experienced in breastfeeding management can show you proper positioning of the breast for the nipples to extend out. Some mothers also use breast shells- best used with the guidance of a lactation consultant. Remembers babies massage around the areola rather than the nipple tip to nurse.

In brief: Helpful suggestions
Inverted nipples might cause some difficultly when learning how to breast feed.
A lactation consultant or doc experienced in breastfeeding management can show you proper positioning of the breast for the nipples to extend out. Some mothers also use breast shells- best used with the guidance of a lactation consultant. Remembers babies massage around the areola rather than the nipple tip to nurse.
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
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