Breastfeeding is important, it is very common to get some problems like cracks, cracks and cracks. Here’s how to prepare your breasts for breastfeeding .
The WHO (World Health Organization) recommends exclusive breastfeeding up to 6 months of age. Breastfeeding is one of the main goals of many mothers, but it is not always an easy task, especially in the early days.
There are many problems that can arise. In these cases it is best to seek advice from your doctor, nurse or a CAM because with some advice you can correct and treat this problem.
Tips to Avoid Nipple Cracking
Fissures or cracks can cause pain and discomfort at the time of breastfeeding and are a major cause for many mothers to give up breastfeeding, most of the chaos being caused by the child’s wrong handhold or ineffective sucking.
Position the baby correctly during breastfeeding. Ask some professional help, a good handle is the best way to protect your nipples.
Spend a little of your milk on the nipple and areola to moisturize the skin.
Wear a good nursing bra and try to keep this area dry by changing the disks several times.
Whenever possible walk with the chest outdoors to keep the area dry.
Avoid using creams and soaps on the nipple, apply creams only if recommended by your doctor.
After the feeding, carefully lift the baby from the breast.
How to treat sinus fissures
Even with all care the breasts were cracked and sore and breastfeeding became painful?
In this case you should take some precautions to address this problem. The best remedy is even the breast milk itself, apply it over the nipple always after the baby suckles.
With the guidance of a healthcare professional you can apply a lanolin ointment, following the recommendations. Apply only a small amount, excess can trigger infections.
Avoid using silicone nipples, resort to shells and cotton discs to prevent friction in this sensitive area.