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Breast redness while breastfeeding?

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In brief: Check LATCH

It could be that your baby has an incorrect latch or his/her mouth is not open wide enough when feeding.
See a lactation consultant or pediatrician to evaluate both the latch and your breast.

In brief: Check LATCH

It could be that your baby has an incorrect latch or his/her mouth is not open wide enough when feeding.
See a lactation consultant or pediatrician to evaluate both the latch and your breast.
Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Could be infection

Redness on the breast particularly in a wedge or pie shape could be a sign of infection.
This is especially true if the red area is warm to the touch and somewhat tender. See a provider who can determine if you need antibiotics.

In brief: Could be infection

Redness on the breast particularly in a wedge or pie shape could be a sign of infection.
This is especially true if the red area is warm to the touch and somewhat tender. See a provider who can determine if you need antibiotics.
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
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