You are breastfeeding and it hurts or you can see visible injuries. Hurts too.. here are a few tips:
- Adjust your latching. A poor latch leads to sore nipple. A good latch is totally painless.
- Use nipple shields. It prevents your baby from sucking directly while giving your nipple time to heal.
- Use topical nipple healing creams.
- You could also pump too.
As long as you learn all the proper ways to position a baby in front of a nipple, you won’t have any problems with nipple soars.
What was your experience like?