With Isabel, my breastfeeding journey was a lot easier as I have the experience from breastfeeding Ian (my first born). I didn’t experience any sore nipples, mastitis, nor serious blocked ducks.
When I was breastfeeding Ian, due to lack of experience and perhaps incorrect handling of breast pump, I had very bad sore nipples. I think I actually tore it with too strong suction of the pump, plus Ian was a strong boy with high demand and strong suction.
At one point, I really imagined that my nipple could be torn off from my breast! LOL!
The worst situation I have ever encountered with this sore nipples was when I pumped out light pink colour milk - that is blood mixed with it. Continue Reading »