Sore, red nipples after 5 months of bf

I have been breastfeeding for since my son was born (5 mo) and a couple days ago my nipples started getting red and sore. I noticed a small white patch on his bottom lip that...


cracked bleeding nipples

my son is baby number 5 an i fed my 4e girls until 6mths my son is only 4mths an my nipples are cracked an bleeding even air is hurting them hes latched on right just pulling at...


Sore nipples help!

Tottaly breast feeding , my right breast nipple has torn slightley which is very sore, just about feed my 12 week old son. My doctor has suggested i join a breast feeding...

Started by Louise on 03/31/2009 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 12/12/2012 by Ryann


sore nipples!!!

I've been nursing now for about 7 months and a couple days ago my nipples started hurting again, almost as bad as when I first started nursing. They seem really dry and just all...

Started by Shannon on 09/22/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 09/23/2009 by Nikki


Nipple Trauma

Hi ladies, hopefully someone can halp cos i dunno how much longer i can breastfeed with this extreme pain!!! I thought id drop a line cos my bubba is 9 weeks old...

Started by Simone on 03/17/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 03/21/2009 by Martina


Lansinoh or Medela?

I am due in about 6 weeks with my first and want to stock up on the necessities. I assume nipple cream will be necessary, so which kind do you prefer?

Started by Shauna on 08/21/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 08/26/2010 by Jessica



when i was pregnant with my first son i chose to breastfeed and like two days into it, my boobies ended up bleeding. i dont know how they could of bc the lactation nurse said my...


Help with soreness

I was lucky when I started nursing and didn't really have any nipple soreness. I have just started pumping in order to build up a supply for when I return to work - and so...


does breastfeeding really hurt?

I'm an expecting mom and I plan on breastfeeding. I have heard horror stories about how it really hurts. Is this true? If so, does the pain ever go away?

Started by Heather on 07/28/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 06/06/2011 by Angela



I have a 1 week old and this is the first time breastfeeding. My nipples feel like someone has taken a cheese grater to them. Is there anything I can do to make them heal faster...

Started by Jillian on 08/08/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 08/12/2009 by Tina



My 8 month old daughter has had rashes since she was born. The doctor doesnt care about it and says use desitin. Well i've tried that, triple paste, butt paste....EVERYTHING...

Started by Kristen on 01/17/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 01/22/2010 by Serenda