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Sore nipples

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roslily Tue 29-Sep-09 18:29:56

When i first started BFing I got sore nipples with scabs. They cleared up and I have had no pain. Now 3 and half weeks in they are hurting again, only this time they only hurt after a feed. There is no pain during. Several midwives and HV at Baby cafe have checked my latch and it doesn't hurt when he feeds, just after.

Any ideas?

JetLi Tue 29-Sep-09 18:47:20

tiktok will probably tell me off grin but whisky worked a treat on my sore nips. They were much better within 24 hours. I diligently wiped off before each feed, but smelled like a distillery inbetween blush

pasturesnew Tue 29-Sep-09 18:51:07

Lansinoh or similar ointment should help you, also I think letting your nipples air dry if poss.

roslily Tue 29-Sep-09 18:59:34

I have been applying Lanisoh. I just fed baby and they were hurting during too.

I will keep going.

pasturesnew Wed 30-Sep-09 10:03:21

Sorry to hear that. If you are confident the latch is working well I would think they should get better by themselves in a couple of days. Good luck! Paracetamol might help?

alypaly Wed 30-Sep-09 10:04:38

kamillosan is good

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