(Closed) DRY NIPPLES! At my wits’ end

posted 6 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I had something similar.  Drink a lot of water and dry different kinds of lotions, something will work for you.  Maybe also think about switching your current shower soap/body wash to Dove. 

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2004

Have you tried a cream for nappy rash??

Post # 6
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

medela makes a lanolin salve for cracked nips that helped when i started nursing

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I used the nipple cream too. You can ask the doctor for some during your next check up.

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

@TurtleDoves:  Use nipple cream I am having the same problem.

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2009

I’ve heard that Motherlove (motherslove?) is the best nipple cream- better than the lanolin. I know a few people who have been in your situation where the lanolin did nothing, but this one worked. 

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I have this going on right now but unfortunately it’s due to Clomid, not pregnancy! I have been using Aveeno lotion with the oatmeal in it and it’s really helping. Look into getting some!

Post # 12
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Buzzing Beekeeper

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

Lanolin was a life saver for me! I was literally in tears because my nipples were hurting so badly! Two days of putting it on and they felt soo soo much better. Good luck 🙂

Post # 14
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

vitamin E oil could help, too.

Post # 15
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

bag balm and but bandaids over them until they are better… sometimes rubbing on clothes or bras does it.

 

Glob on a ton of bag balm but bandages over them and keep doing it til they are better

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