– Hot and cold compresses, message, and hand express for pain and pressure, also lanolin cream for the nipple when it’s feeling “dry and raw.” (Theresa Monfet)
-Warm wash clothes on help relieve some of the pain. (Brooke Dhawan)
-Make sure that your baby is latched properly.
-Nurse on the less sore breast first.
-Make sure to break suction before taking your baby off the breast.
-Use breast milk to help heal your nipples.
-Avoid soaps and body creams because they can dry out your nipples.
-Change breast pads often. The damp pads can make your nipples more chapped and sore.
Do you have any remedies to deal with pain from breastfeeding? Please share!