Q: Does breastfeeding hurt?
A: Breastfeeding is not supposed to hurt! Nerves around the nipple will alert Mom if Baby is poorly latched on. Pain is a warning signal, not something to expect and endure. Breastfeeding would never have lasted throughout history if it was meant to hurt!
By Melissa Clark Vickers
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
Moms & Babies Huntingdon, Tenn.