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Any womenrn on here have inverted nipples & still breast feed? THey say its possible but i dont understand how. I would like to breastfeed but it dosent seem feesible to me. Also when do u start producing milk?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:49 PM on Oct. 31, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • they sell nipple shields at the stores to use for inverted nipples
    mnmommy83

    Answer by mnmommy83 at 9:49 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • I did and have breastfed four kids. You can use nipple shields to help initially, but you don't need them all the time. When a baby breastfeeds most (or at least a good size portion) of your areolas should be in it's mouth. Not just the nipples so essentially baby will bring out the nipple when he/she nurses. It just takes a bit of practice to get the latch right. it can be done and they will most likely show you at the hospital.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:54 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • You need breast shells, and to start wearing them now, if you have inverted nipples (they never, ever 'stand out' in the cold). The shells are hard with an indent in them which you wear in your bra.. the indent allows the nipples to naturally relax into the space and the more months ahead of the birth you wear them, the more likely you are to be successful breastfeeding.

    Inverted nipples are a problem *sometimes* because the bend in the milk ducts impairs the release of milk. Often, they are no problem at all. Sometimes, the adhesions (the reason the nipples do not protrude) cause pain when the baby's suckling, because the nipple is being pulled apart. Once it's fully pulled apart, the pain goes away completely, but it can take weeks for some. Ow.

    Your breasts transition to making milk throughout pregnancy, but you'll start leaking somewhere around the 7th month, give or take.
    LindaClement

    Answer by LindaClement at 9:57 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • nipple shields. I don't have inverted nipples, but they were my saving grace
    2BlondeBabies

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 10:04 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • THEY HAVE THE SHIELD YOU CAN USE BUT MAKE SURE NOT TO WAIT TILL LAST MINUTE ESPECIALLY IF YOU NEVER USED THEM LOLOLOL
    gianna530

    Answer by gianna530 at 10:53 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • You can also talk to a lactation specialist at the hospital. She can explain everything to you and walk you through it.
    amandagrass

    Answer by amandagrass at 6:19 AM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • THANKS SO MUCH LADIES
    ahsweetness

    Answer by ahsweetness at 8:24 AM on Nov. 1, 2010

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