Breastfeeding Frequency, Milk Volume, and Duration in Mother-Infant Dyads with Persistent Nipple Pain

Breastfeeding Medicine, 05/25/2012

The majority of breastfeeding women experiencing persistent nipple pain were able to achieve normal milk production levels. Feeding duration and frequency were similar to those of women not experiencing pain. However, longer meal durations in the pain group were associated with lower levels of milk production. Further investigation is necessary to identify mothers most affected by maternal nipple pain.

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