From the very beginning (only one short week lol) I have noticed that nursing my second child is far more painful than it was when I nursed my first. The left side is especially painful, and for the entirety of the nursing session whereas the right side seems to be painful for a few moments and then it eases off. I have tried repositioning, having him re-latch, and even trying different holds. I have even tried expressing a bit before hand in case I am just too full. I don't know if I just have a piranha feeder or if I just havent gotten used to it again. Any ideas or suggestions would be helpful! Oh and the left side is also not sore to the touch, just while he is nursing and latched on. Who do I talk to? My OB-GYN or to his pediatrician? I didnt have any pain nursing the first time around so I am not sure who to field this question to.
Answer by marine_wife0520 at 8:28 PM on Dec. 17, 2009
Answer by amileegirl at 4:54 PM on Dec. 17, 2009
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Answer by But_Mommie at 7:53 PM on Dec. 17, 2009
Could baby be tongue tied, or have a bubble palate, or other physical cause for a painful latch? Check out http://lowmilksupply.org/tonguetie.shtml
Maybe your left breast is shaped a little different and it is harder for him to get as deep of a latch on it. See http://drjacknewman.com/help/When%20Latching.asp
Answer by maggiemom2000 at 7:53 PM on Dec. 17, 2009
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