The best way to solve the problem of sore nipples is prevention

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To get the baby off the breast, simply insert a clean finger gently into the corner of the baby's mouth.

The best way to solve the problem of sore nipples is prevention

Sore nipples are due to engorged breasts or caused by feeding the baby in an unsuitable position. Sore nipples appear red and are extremely painful when the baby sucks on them. The best way to solve the problem of sore nipples is prevention. If you have taken steps to toughen your nipples, made sure your baby is sucking in the correct manner and know the correct way to `break the seal', that is, get the baby off your breast, you probably won't have sore nipples then. To get the baby off the breast, simply insert a clean finger gently into the corner of the baby's mouth.

Sometimes a teething baby will bite the nipple

Press it away from the breast. Don't try to pull the baby away; the vacuum created by suckling can be very hard on your nipples. To overcome nipples already sore, nurse more frequently for shorter periods, and rub Vaseline or edible oil in between feeds, but be sure to remove it throughly before the baby nurse. Also express out the extra milk to prevent engorgement.
Sometimes a teething baby will bite the nipple. To stop this, remove the breast and say `no' in a disproving voice. Do this every the baby bites. The biting will soon stop.
Transitional milk- The milk produced between the colostrum and the development of mature milk during the early weeks of location.

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
1st May 2013 (#)

Breast feeding makes for real bonding between the mother and baby. Let none suffer - siva

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