oa Professional Nursing Today - Nipple problems in breastfeeding mothers : infant nutrition
|Article Title||Nipple problems in breastfeeding mothers : infant nutrition|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Publication Date||Mar 2006|
|Pages||40 - 42|
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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