Hey my son is 6 weeks old born 11lb 1oz. I have been exclusively breastfeeding had a few latch problems at first and had a few cracks but all seems ok now. Until a few days ago I started to feel pain in my left breast it's got worse by the day it's very sore to touch my hole breast feels swollen and when I feed him that side it feels like burning. I don't no if it's connected but I also feel rundown and tired. It's so painful to pick him up and hold him to my chest it's getting me down. I don't want to give up breastfeeding I want to stick it out but this pain is becoming unbearably. Is there anything I can do or am I doing it wrong. Thanks
Nov 14, 2016 15:16 PM
It sounds like you've been doing such a fantastic job over the past 6 weeks. It's great to hear that you've overcome some initial positioning issues that were causing soreness and cracks.
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