Nursing your baby can be a relaxing and bonding experience. But if you are anticipating toe-curling pain each time you put your baby to the breast, you may need to seek help.
Sore and cracked nipples are a normal occurrence when you first start breastfeeding. But if you experience prolonged pain, it’s important to seek professional help. Correcting the root issue will keep you from repeated nipple trauma. Consult with your GP, Healthcare Provider or a board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC). Refer to our articleon sore & cracked nipples for more information.
Nipple Balm and Collection shells can provide temporary relief for sore nipples.