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my nipples don’t protrude out how do i get my daughter to breastfeed?

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NaTonshia 4 Rep.
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in the hospital when she was born they gave me a nipple shield and it worked but then i stopped once my milk came in pumped and started bottle feeding. how do i get her to latch without the shield. ive tried with it but she does not want it? she just turned 3 months. also im feeling like my nexplanon is decreasing my supply has anyone had that problem?

Philippa Pearson-Glaze answered ago
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    Philippa Pearson-Glaze 282 Rep.
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    Hormonal contraceptives can decrease a milk supply for some mothers.
    Etonogestrel e-lactancia say:

    “About 1 in 100 women using etonogestrel implants may have a significant decrease in milk production (Stuebe 2016).”

    Medications and Mothers’ Milk Online say re Etonogestrel Implants (Implanon, Nexplanon)

    “Possible suppression of milk production early postpartum is reported.”

    Lactmed say re Etonogestrel

    “A review of published data concluded that the etonogestrel implant appears to have a risk of lactation suppression of about 0.9%.”

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