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What could be wrong with method? I am breastfeeding. Sore nipples.
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In brief: Latch, positioning
Sore nipples with breastfeeding can be due to a combination of things.
Remember baby massages your aerola to nurse. A baby tip feeding on nipples will cause soreness + pain. Positioning matters-both babe + mom need to be comfortable. Also skin irritation, rashes, yeast + bacterial infections can add to soreness. Connect w a lactation consultant or nursing mothers peer group 4 support, ideas.

In brief: Latch, positioning
Sore nipples with breastfeeding can be due to a combination of things.
Remember baby massages your aerola to nurse. A baby tip feeding on nipples will cause soreness + pain. Positioning matters-both babe + mom need to be comfortable. Also skin irritation, rashes, yeast + bacterial infections can add to soreness. Connect w a lactation consultant or nursing mothers peer group 4 support, ideas.
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