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If the medications you are taking are making your nipples so soft that your baby has difficulty latching on, try asking your lactation consultant for a neat little device called a Nipple Shield. It's a plastic cone shaped device that looks like a nipple and fits snugly over yours. This will mimic a hardened nipple and make it easier for your baby to latch on and breastfeed.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|