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sore nipples

my son is 8 months old and i have nursed him his whole llife now all the sudden my nipples are vary sore what could this be

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Asked by navywifepam at 12:37 AM on Feb. 19, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • does your breast feel feverish and do you have flu like symptoms? might be mastitis if you do.

    Answer by Soniam301 at 12:40 AM on Feb. 19, 2009

  • Is he teething? Lanolin is still your best friend.

    Answer by ColleenF30 at 1:12 AM on Feb. 19, 2009

  • Could be a sign that your period is on the way.

    Or....that you're pregnant.

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:23 AM on Feb. 19, 2009

  • Have you re-assessed his latch?? Mine always got sore when i got lazy about his latch. Use the soothies to calm them down...

    Answer by lynnard at 2:09 AM on Feb. 19, 2009

  • Mine all of a sudden did this too! I just had to take a break and feed her pumped bottles of breastmilk I had in the freezer until they got better.

    Answer by ABPeterson at 8:08 AM on Feb. 19, 2009

  • Mine are doing it to. My DD is 8 months old and I think it's from her teething.

    Answer by mistynkennedy at 8:15 AM on Feb. 19, 2009

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