Dealing With Thrush While Breastfeeding

There are three things moms worry about when they start breastfeeding. Sore nipples, not having enough milk and mastitis. I have written about all three. Thrush falls under sore nipples but deserves an article all of its own. Thrush and yeast refer to the same thing,...

Mommy Stories – Severely Damaged Nipples

I had my first baby, Tessa, on August 9, 1998, in Danbury, Connecticut. My husband and I took breastfeeding prep classes and read at least four different books on the subject. After Tessa was born things seemed to be going well, but within one day my nipples were...

Milky Minutes – Nipples, Butters, Balms and Ointments

Your nipples are probably going to get sore at some point during your breastfeeding journey. That’s an irritating truth (pun intended). I wrote a whole article about it, which you can read here Sore Nipples What I want to talk about now are the things you put on...

Sore Nipples

Sore Nipples– Normal, or Sign of a Problem? A mom having sore nipples is one of the reasons given most frequently for ending her breastfeeding journey sooner than she had planned. Some women tough it out, but breastfeeding is not a pleasant experience for them, and...

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