Pain can distract you and keep you from bonding with your new baby. Also, research suggests that pain may even decrease milk supply. If over-the-counter medications aren't helping, talk to your doctor about alternatives.
Copyright © 2001 Theresa Kump. Reprinted with permission from the Spring 2001 issue of Expecting magazine.
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