Breastfeeding Problems

As rewarding as breastfeeding can be, sometimes it can be difficult and even downright painful. Learn how to deal with common breastfeeding problems including engorgement, and more.

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Parents With PTSD Are More Likely to Struggle With Breastfeeding
For birthing parents with pre-existing post-traumatic stress disorder, the road to breastfeeding isn't as smooth as you might have been led to believe, yet no one is talking about it. Here's what new parents should know.
Cluster Feeding and Newborns: A Guide for Parents
Does your baby seem to get ravenous in the evening hours, nursing several times in short succession? You’re probably dealing with cluster feeding. Here’s what to know about the normal newborn phenomenon.
I Got Nipple Thrush From Breastfeeding And This Is What It Feels Like
Oral thrush is very common. But did you know the fungal infection can also appear on the nipples? Here is everything you need to know about how the condition affects nursing mothers.
Breastfeeding With Implants: What New Moms Should Know
Find out what the experts say about your ability to nurse a newborn with breast implants, plus how breastfeeding can impact your implants.
Jana Kramer Opens Up About Her Decision to Not Breastfeed Her Second Child: 'I Feel Judged'
Mother of two Jana Kramer discussed her decision to forgo breastfeeding on the latest episode of her podcast with husband Mike Caussin.
Jenna Jameson 'Almost' Had Fiancé Lior Help with Blocked Milk Duct from Breastfeeding
Jenna Jameson said she strives to "avoid antibiotics at all costs," so she turned to daughter Batel to help her clear out her blocked milk duct.

More Breastfeeding Problems

The Best Ways to Prevent and Treat Sore Nipples
Learn about five common causes of nipple pain, and what you can do to treat sore nipples while breastfeeding.
Moms' Pictures of Mastitis Go Viral for an Important Reason
Moms are sharing photos of mastitis—and they are raising an important point about a breastfeeding issue that's rarely mentioned.

Mom Reveals Breastfeeding Issues After Baby's Dramatic Weight Loss: 'Her Eyes Were Sunken In'

Jordan Talley, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, was over the moon when she welcomed her second child, Lucy Eleanor, at 6 lbs. and 8 oz. on April 9.