Help For Mastitis – A Lactation Consultant’s Practical Advice
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Help For Mastitis – A Lactation Consultant’s Practical Advice

Mastitis is painful, and it can be scary. I remember when I got mastitis. It happened in the early weeks of breastfeeding my third baby. My breast didn’t look right, and it definitely didn’t feel right. If you are a mom who either is certain she has mastitis or is wondering if she does, I…

BREAST ENGORGEMENT REMEDIES – SMART MOM’S ESSENTIAL GUIDE
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BREAST ENGORGEMENT REMEDIES – SMART MOM’S ESSENTIAL GUIDE

YOUR GUIDE TO BREAST ENGORGEMENT REMEDIES When your milk comes in, you should expect some drama. That drama is called breast engorgement. When that happens you are going to want the most effective breast engorgement remedies. New moms often ask me how they will be able to tell if their milk is coming in. I…

FAST RELIEF FOR SORE NIPPLES WHILE BREASTFEEDING
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FAST RELIEF FOR SORE NIPPLES WHILE BREASTFEEDING

If you are struggling with sore nipples you want relief ASAP. Nipple pain is one of the most common reasons why women give up breastfeeding. Some women tough it out. But breastfeeding is not a pleasant experience for them. They may even come to dread feedings. Certain situations that cause nipple pain can result in…

FINDING THE BEST TREATMENT FOR THRUSH DURING BREASTFEEDING
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FINDING THE BEST TREATMENT FOR THRUSH DURING BREASTFEEDING

Are you struggling with thrush during breastfeeding? Nipple thrush is also called a yeast infection. Yeast infections are a common problem for nursing moms. It is one of the causes of nipple pain while breastfeeding. Painful breastfeeding is one of the most common reasons moms give for weaning early (Source).  If feeding your baby is…

13 LIFE CHANGING BREASTFEEDING LATCH TRICKS
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13 LIFE CHANGING BREASTFEEDING LATCH TRICKS

LIFE-CHANGING BREASTFEEDING LATCH TRICKS If nursing your baby is bringing you to tears, these breastfeeding latch tricks really can change your life. I will never forget the first time a mom told me what I had taught her did just that. Angela came to me because breastfeeding was causing her nipples to hurt. Maybe “hurt”…

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Mommy Stories – Severely Damaged Nipples

After my daughter Tessa was born, my nipples were entirely abraded and raw by the time I went home from the hospital. I continued to breastfeed, but it was becoming increasingly painful. When I look at pictures now, I realize sore nipples were inevitable. There is one picture of me nursing her in the side-lying…