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Question: Cracked nipple in pregnancy. How to cure
Answer: Hie Cracked or bleeding nipples are usually the result of an improper latch,the baby may not be getting enough of the areola in her mouth Also, whenever you pull your baby off the breast, insert your pinky into the corner of her mouth first to break the seal. Apply a hot compress on your breast just before feeding to help milk let down you may as well have a warm drink like a glass of water ,milk or green tea Applying breast milk onto cracked nipples may help them heal by offering antibacterial protection Wipe your breast with plain water post feeding as it may cause yeast build up Wipe it with water and apply green tea bags . You can consult your pediatrician to recommend creams for soothing sore nipples, and you can wipe it away just before a feeding you can continue to breastfeed your baby when you have cracked or bleeding nipples, though it can be very painful. If your problem is severe with cracked nipples, see your pediatrician or a certified lactation consultant to help you with proper feeding position and latch .
Question: How to cure cracked nipple quickly because i can't feed my baby.And also how to prevent from engorgement
Answer: Hii dear. I can ampthaise ur pain as I also suffered the same. Below r the home remedy for sore nipple Apply a few drops of breast milk on the affected nipple before breastfeeding.After breastfeeding apply some milk again.Allow it to air dry thoroughly.Repeat the same for the other nipple.Follow this remedy a few times daily until the soreness subsides Dip a washcloth in warm water.Wring it out and then place it on your breasts for a couple of minutes.Do this at least 10 minutes before breastfeeding.Repeat this remedy several times a day until the soreness is gone. A warm shower or heating pad can also help alleviate the discomforts of sore nipples. Cut open an aloe vera leaf and extract the gel.Apply this fresh gel on the affected areas and allow it to dry on its own.Clean the area with lukewarm water and pat dry with a soft towel.Repeat several times a day for about three to four days.Never feed your baby until you have washed off the aloe vera with warm water. Aloe vera can cause diarrhea in small babies. Wrap a few ice cubes in a thin towel.Place the towel on the affected area for a couple of minutes.Repeat a few times daily between feedings until you feel better. You can even use bags of frozen peas or carrots as an ice pack.
Question: Hi, i had normal delivery before 6 days. Since then i am feeding my baby but since few days having painfull cracked nipple , how to cure this?
Answer: May be ur baby is not latching properly that why u got a cracked nipple. Let ur baby open wide muth first then offer him ur nipple.