3. Is it normal for my milk-makers to hurt? Yes, it is completely normal in the few first weeks to experience pain for the first few seconds of a feeding, while the baby is trying to latch. The skin is getting used to being used as a milk factory nearly around the clock! Give it time and use lanolin cream as a skin protectant. If you experience severe pain call your lactation nurse or doctor.
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