fbpx

Browsed by
Tag: Nipple soreness

Pain and nipple shields: review of a research study

Pain and nipple shields: review of a research study

Pain and nipple shields: when professional techniques to reduce pain in breastfeeding are not effective, the use of nipple shields can be considered one of the resources for nipple pain management. It is well known that pain, and especially sore nipples, are one of the leading causes of women stopping to breastfeed earlier than they planned to do so (1). To reduce pain, professionals who accompany mothers in their breastfeeding journey should evaluate and help mothers to improve their breastfeeding…

Read More

Share
Stages of Nipple Damage

Stages of Nipple Damage

Nipple soreness is one of the most common problems during breastfeeding. Moreover, as this problem is related to pain, numerous studies indicate that this is one of the main reasons for mothers to stop breastfeeding. When a breastfeeding mother presents nipple lesions, it is important to know the aetiology of the lesions and the most appropriate treatment. Firstly, an assessment of the feeding technique, the latch and the oral structures of the infant is essential to know the cause of…

Read More

Share