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If you were induced, did you have problems with breastfeeding??

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:37 PM on Jul. 7, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I was induced and I did have problems breastfeeding but I don't think it had anything to do with being induced.

    Brandi300

    Answer by Brandi300 at 9:38 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • i was induced with my second child and i never had any problems breastfeeding it all has to do with your milk production
    phewilljon

    Answer by phewilljon at 9:38 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • Nope. But, I only had the epidural pain meds (I know still bad.) Demoral causes the baby to be born sleepy and will have trouble BFing. But, even if your having issues BFing don't let the nurses give the baby a bottle just keep trying.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 9:38 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • with my first i was induced, had an emergency c-section and didn't have the baby right away (he was under observation bc of the meds i had for my pre-eclampsia). i didn't have any problems bf him. and he even had a bottle first which they say is a big no-no, but we still didn't have any problems
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 9:38 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • I was induced both times and exclusively breastfed both of my kids. My first was good at nursing from the start, but I needed some help from the LC with my second because he had some medical problems and couldn't stay awake to nurse. I pumped and cup fed him like half a teaspoon at a time for a few days there.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 9:39 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • Nope. I had some wicked period cramps while breast feeding the next day but I had that with all of them not just the induced ones.
    babyfat5

    Answer by babyfat5 at 9:39 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • I was induced, i never had any troubles breastfeeding, i breastfed my dd till she was a little over a year old!
    mommylisar

    Answer by mommylisar at 9:39 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • I was induced and did not have a problem breastfeeding my DS, I am still breasfeeding him at 16 m/o.
    PotterMom218

    Answer by PotterMom218 at 9:42 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • why do you think they're linked?
    Apr1l

    Answer by Apr1l at 9:47 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • Nope. Not at all. 2 natural, 1 induction, and 1 C-section. No problems nursing any of them.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:48 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

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