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December 27th, 2012, 09:11 PM
~Traci~ ~Traci~ is offline
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Great article!!

Originally Posted by MerinSun View Post
I still cry bull at the idea that breastfeeding doesn't hurt. Yes, it's not supposed to and the idea is to get it so that it won't hurt. If you're doing it right then it won't hurt. HOWEVER. Breastfeeding is like a dance and when you're learning a dance you take a few stumbles and step on a few toes. Breastfeeding hurts in the beginning for a lot of new mommies because they're learning how to do it correctly.
I couldn't agree more!! I BF DD for 6 months then gave up. The pain never got better and I couldn't take it any longer. I visited the lactation consultant several times and I still was never 100% pain free. I so desperately wanted to love nursing, but instead I felt guilty and hated it. I hope it comes much easier this time around!!
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