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Open Access Are There Any Cures for Sore Nipples?

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Sore nipples are the bane of breastfeeding mothers. Nipple pain and/or damage ranks in the first 2 or 3 reasons for the early abandonment of breastfeeding. There exists a plethora of suggested remedies, many of which have little or no high quality evidence to recommend their use. This article reviews approaches to managing sore nipples and suggests that more research be conducted to better remedy this ongoing problem.


Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: August 1, 2013

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