Clinical Lactation Monograph: Breast and Nipple Pain

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Nipple pain is one of the most common reasons for premature cessation of breastfeeding. Breast and Nipple Pain is a collection of articles with the latest insights on how to help mothers who experience it. Topics include:

• Addressing latch issues immediately to prevent nipple pain and early weaning
• Differentiating between Raynaud’s Phenomenon of the Nipple and Candidiasis as a cause of pain
• Evidence-based treatment strategies for painful nipples
• Lanolin use and possible increased risk of nipple or breast infection
• Topical treatments used by mothers for nipple pain and trauma
• Frenotomy to decrease breastfeeding difficulties due to ankyloglossia
• Timing of frenotomy for improved breastfeeding and infant outcomes
• Kinesio Elastic Therapeutic Taping® in treating breast engorgement
• Mothers’ subjective experience of nipple pain and
breastfeeding difficulties


Editor: Kathleen Kendall-Tackett

Copyright: 2015

ISBN: 9781939807328

Total Pages: 166






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  • 4
    Good information.

    Posted by Pat Rizzo on 28th Nov 2018

    Some information reinforced what I knew and there was many interesting new tidbits. Excellent information tongue tie.