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Breastfeeding and inverted nipples: how PRP could help

Inverted nipples can make breastfeeding difficult, but there is help at hand – even if it comes from an unusual source. Breastfeeding isn’t always easy. While many women have no problems with it some can experience considerable pain with cracked and bleeding nipples making each feed an excruciating experience. Poor positioning of the baby in relation to the nipple – or ‘latching on’ is often cited as the reason, and inverted nipples don’t make it any easier. In order for babies to nurse effectively they must be able to grasp the nipple and stretch it upwards against the roof of…

Beauty treatments: what to avoid when you’re pregnant or breastfeeding

No drinking alcohol, no soft cheese and no pate. These are just a few of the things your advised against when your pregnant – but it doesn’t end there. There are certain cosmetic procedures and skincare ingredients you should avoid too. Dr A. Bolin explains. Do you have a skin ritual that includes a few of the following: exfoliation, hydration, lifting, peels, serums, masques, botox, and fillers?  If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding there are a few things you might like to consider if you do. There is a whole host of medications, ingredients and chemicals that can cross the placenta…