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I’m afraid to try breastfeeding again

Ask Anne… Question: I had so many problems breastfeeding my first baby that I’m afraid to try again. I wasn’t making enough milk and my nipples were bleeding from the constant sucking. I want to try to breastfeed this time but I am scared. Is there anything I can do now to prepare? Answer: I think it is wonderful that …

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Lactation Suppression

Once your milk supply is established, weaning abruptly causes certain physical changes. Your breasts will continue to produce milk for a while, and if some isn’t removed, you may become engorged, and possibly develop mastitis. You will also experience a sudden drop in prolaction levels, which may add to your feelings of depression. Here are some suggestions that may minimize your …

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