What problems women face during breastfeeding?

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    Many women faces a few challenges along the way during breastfeeding. Whether breastfeeding problems begin in the hospital or surface months later, they can be the source of great stress and threaten long-term breastfeeding. what problems women face during breastfeeding ?

    • This topic was modified 2 weeks ago by  Nitya_.
     Shreya Bansal 

    One of breastfeeding problems is duct blockages. Milk drainage doesn’t take place smoothly due to such a painful milk duct clogging. There are many reasons like an Outgrowth of lump, soreness and infection in the nipples block the ways of spraying milk to feed the baby. If you are not able to bear pain during first phase of lactating babies, you must to visit the clinic.


    Feeding your baby for the first time is a very immense and inexplicable feeling. But there may be several problem a mother might face during that time. Lack of understanding can also creates problems during nursing your child. Well, one can’t be successful over night. There is a specific plan to breastfeed the baby and you need to understand that first. A mother who has no experience in breastfeeding should talk to seniors to solve problems properly.

     Riya Mehta 

    Thrush is a fungal infection that babies often get on their genitals and in their mouths.It can cause problem to mother also during breast feeding.If your baby has thrush you’ll notice white spots in their mouth. If you think you or your baby has thrush, consult your doctor. They may prescribe an oral fungal cream for your baby. Mum and baby need to be treated at the same time to prevent re-infection. You can still carry on breastfeeding, though it may be a little sore!

     Dhruvi Sharma 

    Women may Face several Problem during breastfeeding – initiation problems, lack of support, returning to work, perceived restrictions on personal freedom.


    Another breastfeeding issues is lack of understanding. There is a particular intend to breastfeed the child. She needs counseling, feedback and regular training. She can share her breastfeeding issues to seniors. Senior persons can assist junior mothers by offering tips how to breastfeed babies. A learner mother who has no involvement in breastfeeding should converse with seniors to take care of issues properly.

     Anika Bhavsar 

    Breastfeeding difficulties refers to problems that arises during breastfeeding. Although breast milk is usually the best source of nourishment for human infants, there are circumstances under which breastfeeding can be problematic due to lack of understanding about breastfeeding and lack of support of family or partner or due to inititation problem.

     Mauli Jain 

    There are some problem that a woman can face during breastfeeding.
    1. May not producing enough milk for baby.
    2. Oversupply of milk.
    3. Strong let-down reflex.
    4. Fungal infections.
    5. Emotional and psychological ups and downs.
    6. Lack of understanding & Support.

     Aditi Khanna 

    Breastfeeding is the natural way to feed a baby but that doesn’t always mean it’s easy. Breastfeeding problems involve the baby or impact the baby’s well-being. Some problems are due to circumstances beyond our control, while others are the direct result of lack of knowledge or lack of confidence, improper technique, or bad advice.

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