Painful breastfeeding is not normal. Your nipples do not need to 'toughen up'. If you're experiencing pain, there is a reason for it. Seek support, and find out what might be causing your painful nipples here.
‘he won’t let me put him down’ ‘she’s using me as a dummy’ ‘he wants to feed all the time’ ‘she will only sleep on my chest’ Why does my baby want to be constantly attached to me? Why is it called 'the fourth trimester'? And how can I cope?
Formula top ups are the last resort for low milk supply and can often make the problem worse. So what else can you do?
Breastfeeding is beautiful, but on some days it can be really hard. Here is why I'm happy I didn't give up on a bad day
Many women worry about what they can and can't eat whilst breastfeeding. Will dairy give them reflux? Will acidic foods give them nappy rash? Here is everything you need to know about your diet whilst breastfeeding.