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Question: I have flat nipples and even less milk supply i m using nipple shield.but its uncomfortable for my baby.please help
Answer: Hello mommies .. flat nipped can be soughted by feeding more.. the more u feed the supply will increase.. breastfeeding is initially difficult journey for both mom and baby.. so u need to keep calm and patiently work on it.. the more the baby will latch to breast it will help the nipple to come out..
Question: How safe it is to use nipple shield? I have flat nipples &my 2month old baby doesn't drink till i use nipple shield
Answer: Hi dear it is fine if u r using nipple with proper hygiene . Do make sure to sterelise before every use and massage ur nipple 6 to 7 Times a day with coconut oil. It will help u to cure the flat nipple problem.it will not be practical for u everytime to sterilise. Also try to give milk without shield to baby while sleeping . Baby may take it being in sleep.
Question: My baby latches only nipples which is very painfull. I have cracked, sore and bleeding nipples. I tried everything to make her latch properly but with no success. I tried nipple shields too but she refuses to drink with it. I ordered pump, to express milk and give it to her but pumping made things more worse. Pls suggest me, what to do
Answer: use nipple protection caps of silicon while breastfeeding....they are available on Amazon...may be also available in local market