oa Professional Nursing Today - Nipple problems in breastfeeding mothers : infant nutrition

Volume 10, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1607-6672



Protractility is more important than the length of the nipple. Sore nipples are a common occurence in the first 6 weeks of breastfeeding (BF). The commonest cause of sore nipples is a baby suckling in a poor position. Sore nipples may be caused by an underlying Candida albicans infection

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