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Is it true that if you breastfeed you lose sensitivity in your nipples?

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Evie101682

Asked by Evie101682 at 9:32 AM on Dec. 19, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • This never happened to me.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:52 AM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • No it's not true, at least not for me, it may hurt to breastfeed at first but after a while it gets better your body has to adjust, you and your baby has to learn proper latching.
    Wildkitten82

    Answer by Wildkitten82 at 10:05 AM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • Mine are more sensitive since breast feeding. But they don't get "stimulated" like that while nursing or pumping.

    And honestly, nursing has made my boobs look so much better. I think breast feeding us the greatest thing I have ever done for myself.
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 10:18 AM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • I'm with ecodani...mine never had any feeling in them until after nursing...now they are so sensitive!
    MommyH2

    Answer by MommyH2 at 10:34 AM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • No,---definitely not.
    IndigoRose

    Answer by IndigoRose at 10:51 AM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • I had very little feeling in them before nursing. I don't know if it was due to having large breasts to begin with? After I nursed my DD, they are super sensitive.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 10:51 AM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • Never heard of that. Mine are more sensitive then they were before I had children.
    Raeann11

    Answer by Raeann11 at 12:25 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • LOL, no. That isn't true at all. :)
    RanaAurora

    Answer by RanaAurora at 4:29 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • I breastfed and I did not have that problem.
    Beatlemama

    Answer by Beatlemama at 5:55 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • not true for me either :)
    Stefanie83

    Answer by Stefanie83 at 9:15 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

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