Overcoming breastfeeding problems - Overview
Plugged milk ducts; Nipple soreness when breastfeeding; Breastfeeding - overcoming problems; Let-down reflex
Definition of Overcoming breastfeeding problems:
Common problems may occur during breastfeeding. Fortunately, most problems can be easily managed with a variety of strategies.
Moms who breastfeed their babies may feel confused by a lack of experience or support. They may be afraid or ashamed to ask for help for such a "natural" activity.
If you run into any problems, contact a lactation consultant (a person who specializes in breastfeeding).
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- Reviewed last on: 7/26/2010
- Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital; and Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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