Sore breasts are a common complaint during pregnancy. The soreness is due to hormonal changes your body is going through in preparation for the birth. The amount of breast sensitivity varies from woman to woman, and will also fluctuate depending on the trimester. Unfortunately, there is no cure for breast soreness--just ways to ease the pain.FactsTender and sore breasts are one … [Read more...] about What Causes Breast Soreness During Pregnancy?
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Hormone changes in a woman's body cause changes in the feel and even shape of her breasts, according to the Ohio State University Medical Center. These changes can include soreness. Many women experience breast soreness during their menstrual cycles. The soreness of breasts during a pregnancy are caused by hormone changes similar to those during a menstrual cycle, only more … [Read more...] about Breast Soreness During Pregnancy
For many pregnant women who plan to breastfeed, one of the biggest concerns is, “will it hurt?” The answer is that the early weeks of breastfeeding are different for everyone. Some women might have just a little soreness, and still others will be lucky enough to not experience any discomfort! You can’t predict how your body will adjust to breastfeeding. You’ll have to wait for … [Read more...] about Conquering Breast and Nipple Soreness Related to Breastfeeding
A highly rewarding experience with many health benefits for your child, breastfeeding may also come with its own set of problems for mothers, including breast and nipple soreness. Nipple pain is generally caused by nipple trauma such as cracks, abrasions, blanching, vasospasm (blood vessel constriction) and milk blisters. The baby's latch traumatizes the nipple, causing painful … [Read more...] about Dealing With Breast and Nipple Soreness When Breastfeeding
Children who are past the toddler stage may be perfectly able to voice their concerns about the feeling in their throat. They can also respond to questions as you probe a child's symptoms. In this way, it can be easier to arrive at the suspicion of a strep throat infection in older children. But for a baby, who is unable to articulate feelings of soreness, parents and … [Read more...] about Strep Throat Symptoms in Babies