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Managing common breastfeeding problems in the community

journal contribution
posted 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.

History

Publication Date

01/01/2014

Journal

BMJ: British Medical Journal

Volume

348

Article Number

g2954

Pagination

9p. (p. 1-9)

Publisher

BMJ Publishing Group

ISSN

0959-8154

Rights Statement

The Authors reserves all moral rights over the deposited text and must be credited if any re-use occurs.