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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.
After my C-section I found that the medications that I was taking for the pain made it virtually impossible for me to breastfeed. If you are having difficulty breastfeeding and choose to bottlefeed instead, you will have to dry up the milk. A good idea is to place cabbage leaves over your breast for about 2 hours a day. Cabbage contains sulfur which helps to dry up the breast milk.