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Is your nipple a lighter shade than your areola? Is that normal?


Asked by Anonymous at 3:49 PM on Jun. 12, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • yea, my nipples were always more pink than my areolas..which were more a brownish color to them...

    Answer by carliemarie1015 at 4:55 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • Wasn't for me. How light are we talking? Blanched white? That could be nipple blanching. Info on about that.

    Answer by gdiamante at 3:56 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • Mine was for a short time but it went away. I think it has to do with all the moisture. How far into bf are you?

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 4:07 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • My areola is darker, yes, but not by a whole lot... it's also a bit pink which mine always are while nursing!

    Answer by celticreverie at 4:34 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • I've been nursing for 2 months my nipples are pinker than my areola

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:41 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • yeah - mine are more pink too...

    Answer by stepmom929 at 4:57 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • My areolas are very pale and nearly blend in with my very pale skin but have more of a light tan tint. My nipples are slightly rosy pink. I have been nursing for 11 months so far and they have been this way pretty much since my baby was born.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:18 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

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