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My new baby is not gaining fast enough. Is there anything I can rub on my nipples to make him more interested in eating?
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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In brief: Lactation consultant
The proper latching to the breast/nipple is very improtant for breastfeeding and your comfort level also contributes to the its success.
If you are too anxious/tense, you will have less milk let-down and thus more difficult for baby to feed. I would suggest seeing a lactation specialist as soon as you can to get some good/proper advice..Congrats on your new baby and good luck.

In brief: Lactation consultant
The proper latching to the breast/nipple is very improtant for breastfeeding and your comfort level also contributes to the its success.
If you are too anxious/tense, you will have less milk let-down and thus more difficult for baby to feed. I would suggest seeing a lactation specialist as soon as you can to get some good/proper advice..Congrats on your new baby and good luck.
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