Quoting Jennybananna:" Know your boobs will adjust and dont keep any formula in the house. Research whats normal and use the LC in the hospital. Trust your body and know it gets easier/better."
Quoting Alyssa's mommy [EBFT]:" Your body will change after the baby and your nipples shouldn't be as sore (mine weren't sore at all ... [snip!] ... than someone just touching them. I couldn't and still can't stand my nipples messed with but I breastfed for 2 years 4 months"
Quoting Alyssa's mommy [EBFT]:" Small world, I live in Sunnyvale"nice it is a small world.
Quoting Mandy Evans:" ugh, unforchantly nothing worked for me. i hated the nipple cream, the sheilds did nothing. so, i just ... [snip!] ... and once you get past the pain, there is nothing greater, easier, or cheaper than breast milk!! good luck, and stay strong!"
Quoting Emilyy:" I found harassing the nipples during pregnancy (not stimulation so not to try to induce) but that helped ... [snip!] ... for first 7 days with blistering as my son was latched 24 hours a day. But it gets better so you just have to fight through"
Quoting Alyssa's mommy [EBFT]:" Oh and pumping exclusively is hard no matter if you haveb a cheap pump or a $300 medela. The pump can ... [snip!] ... pump can ever stimulate your breasts the way a baby does so your milk supply will eventually lessen and then stop completely"