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Managing common breastfeeding problems in the community
journal contributionposted on 03.08.2021, 07:23 by Lisa AmirLisa Amir
The two most common problems faced by breastfeeding women are nipple and breast pain and low (or perceived low) milk supply. About 30% of women experience at least one breastfeeding problem at two weeks post partum, and many will seek help from their general practitioner or other health professional. This article provides medical practitioners with up to date evidence on how to manage common problems associated with breast feeding.