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a question for breastfeeding moms

When you feed your baby do you always make sure you wash off your nipples? and if you do w/ what? can i use baby wipes?

 
krisew90

Asked by krisew90 at 11:02 PM on Nov. 18, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • There's no need to do anything with your nipples. Lift shirt, pop baby on, feed him, pop baby off. Done.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 11:08 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • Baby wipes have alcohol in them. I wouldn't put those on my nipples!

    I was never told to wash off my nipples after a feeding. I know you aren't supposed to wash them (as in in the shower) with soap.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:10 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • I never have (4 children). None of my breastfeeding books say to wash off nipple first unless they have medicine on them and then you're just suppose to use warm water and pat off with a soft cloth.
    Hope that helps. :o)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:20 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • I never did... unless I had just came home from the gym, no sweaty boob for baby lol.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:22 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • I don't. And I definitely wouldn't use baby wipes on them. There's all kinds of chemicals in those things. I don't want my baby eating that stuff.
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 11:26 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • No, I never have and DS is just fine.
    WindyTheWidow

    Answer by WindyTheWidow at 11:40 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

  • i never washed them afterwards , just leave them like that . and if they feel wet cuz of the milk , well , the nursing pads will dry them off ! and babywipes ? forget about it !
    happymom1988

    Answer by happymom1988 at 11:50 PM on Nov. 18, 2009

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