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daft nipple question

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madsaz76 Sat 21-Nov-15 09:53:11

So first time pregnancy and the OMG this is really going to happen is kicking in.

I know lots of women struggle with their nipple etc. I really want to get this right and suspect this is a silly question. Due date is weeks away.

So - is there anything you can do in the third trimester to prepare your nipple and boobs?

I'm sure if there is a great tip it would be all over the Internet. I'm just thinking ahead as anxious I am going to prove an enormous wuss.....

Lemonfizzypop Sat 21-Nov-15 09:57:42

I don't think so, just do some revision on what a good latch looks like! A few feeds with a bad latch mean cracked nipples that will take a while to heal..speaking from experience here!

That video someone posted on another thread is really useful. I think there will always be an element of discomfort cos essentially it's still someone nibbling at you for hours on end! But getting a good latch is SO important to minimise any injury!

Oh and stock up on lansinoh so you have it from the get go!

3sugarsplease Sat 21-Nov-15 10:00:24


Use this from day one.. I made the mistake of not and was in agony. Be prepared, it's uncomfortable and sometimes painful to start but it will go. Just persevere!

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