Learn how to breastfeed with flat or inverted nipples
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Melanie Raposo: Hi! Everybody I am Melanie Raposo and welcome to Mommy's Minute. Some women have flat or inverted nipples this can make it difficult for babies to get a proper latch on. Here are some tips to make breast feeding go more smoothly. Just as women's breasts grow during pregnancy, there's also the chance that inverted nipples will extend themselves as well. If this is not the case, some women use breast shells this puts pressure on the areola and helps to lower out the nipple. You can also try Hoffman exercises simply place your thumb and index finger in either side of the nipple and gently pull outwards, repeating this five times a day. You can also use a breast pump, which will also help extend your nipples. For more tips like these visit thepregnancyshow.com.