Daily Health Tips: Breastfeeding Challenges


Q: Good day Dr. Please, advise me on this: my sister of 22 yrs has a very black armpit, darker than her colour. Please, what caused it and its remedy?

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Q: Hi ma’am. Please, kindly advice. I had a baby in June this year and have not been able to breastfeed. Firstly, it was because my nipples are too flat which makes it difficult for my baby to suck. Secondly, at the moment there is no breast milk at all in my breast. I am really disturbed and not happy because I want my baby to breastfeed even if it’s for 3 months.

A: Hello dear. Congratulations on your new bundle of joy. He/she will be a blessing to his/her generation!

Now, the reason why it seems that your breast is ‘empty’ is because your baby is not sucking. If your baby sucks, the let-down reflex ensures that your breast fills up with breast milk. Flat nipples can appear to be a challenge for breast feeding, especially for first time mothers but remember that babies are supposed to latch on…

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3 Responses to Daily Health Tips: Breastfeeding Challenges

  1. Juliet says:

    Good day Dr, please what is the cause and implications of a young lady’s breast bringing Out breast Milk? Thank you.

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