- Various Issues and treatments
- Nipple pain, cracks, blisters, etc.
- Vasospasm – nipple blanching
- Low milk supply
- Large breasted mothers
- Flat or inverted nipples
- Sex & Intimacy
- Pierced nipple(s)
- Health & Medications
- Breastfeeding when mom has a disability or chronic illness
- Surgery and the breastfeeding mother
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and breastfeeding
- Breastfeeding after breast surgery
- Sexual abuse survivor
Breast Health in Lactating Women by Anne M. Montgomery, MD, IBCLC, from Breastfeeding Abstracts, May 2001, Volume 20, Number 4, pp. 27-28.
Sore nipples by Dr. Jack Newman
Treatment of Sore, Cracked, or Bleeding Nipples by Becky Flora, IBCLC
Nipple Pain by Paula Yount
Nipple Pain: Causes, Treatments, and Remedies by Jahaan Martin, from LEAVEN, Vol. 36 No. 1, February-March 2000, pp. 10-11.
Clampdown Bite Reflex by Mary Jozwiak, from Leaven, Vol. 30 No. 4, July-August 1994, pp. 53-4.
Barankin B, Gross MS. Nipple and Areolar Eczema in the Breastfeeding Woman. J Cutan Med Surg. 2004 May 3.
Helping Large-Breasted Mothers by Bonnie Tilson
Nursing Tips for the Large Breasted Mother by Anne Smith, IBCLC
Breastfeeding with Flat or Inverted Nipples by Becky Flora, IBCLC
Flat or Inverted Nipples by Anne Smith, IBCLC
Flat or Inverted Nipples by Barbara Wilson-Clay, BSEd, IBCLC
Is There Sex after Babies? LLLI FAQ
Breastfeeding and Vaginal Dryness by Paula Yount
Romance by Catherine Newman, from her journal “Bringing Up Ben & Birdy”
Making It Work: Not in the Mood from New Beginnings, Vol. 18 No. 2, March-April 2001, pp. 67-68
Breastfeeding Around Your Sex Life by Phyllis Edgerly Ring
Better than ever! How motherhood improved my sex life by Kathy Fitzgerald Sherman, from Mothering Sept-Oct, 2003
Just for Dad: What about Sex? by Paula Yount
Breastfeeding and Sexuality (LLLI publication 926-17) is a pamphlet available from LLLI
Not specific to breastfeeding moms…
How to Have a Happy Marriage When You’re Busy Being Parents by Elizabeth Pantley
Reclaim your sex life after baby: 100 ways to get the romance back from iVillage.com
Putting the Naked Back in Marriage by Valerie Schultz, from Mothering, July/August 1999
Keeping Love Alive After the Baby Is Born by Pamela Shrock
Body Modification and Breastfeeding: What You Need to Know by Robyn Roche-Paull, from New Beginnings, Vol. 29 No. 4, 2009, p. 4-8.
Nipple Piercing: Is It Compatible with Breastfeeding? by Jahaan Martin, from LEAVEN, Vol. 35 No. 3, June-July 1999, pp. 64-65
Garbin CP, Deacon JP, Rowan MK, Hartmann PE, Geddes DT. Association of Nipple Piercing With Abnormal Milk Production and Breastfeeding. JAMA. 2009;301(24):2550-2551.
I have pierced nipples. Can I nurse my baby? by Anne Smith, IBCLC
Will pierced nipple affect breastfeeding? by Debbi Donovan, IBCLC
Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, and Breastfeeding by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, from LEAVEN, Vol. 36 No. 1, February-March 2000, pp. 3-4.
Fitting Breastfeeding into Your Life (mothers with chronic illnesses) by Judy Minami, from LEAVEN, Vol. 36 No. 1, February-March 2000, p. 5.
Breastfeeding with Chronic Diseases by Shel Franco
Helping the Visually Impaired or Blind Mother Breastfeed by Cynthia Good Mojab, from Leaven, Vol. 35 No. 3, June-July 1999, pp. 51-56.
Through the Looking Glass supports families with disabilities. Although this website does not appear to address breastfeeding, their publications on adaptive baby care equipment may be useful for disabled mothers.
See also Health issues and breastfeeding
Breastfeeding and the Sexual Abuse Survivor by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, from Breastfeeding Abstracts, May 1998, Volume 17, Number 4, pp. 27-28.
Breastfeeding and the Sexual Abuse Survivor by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, from Leaven, Vol. 33 No. 2, April-May 1997, p. 27.
Thoughts on how sexual abuse affects breastfeeding by Kathy Kuhn, IBCLC
The Long Shadow: Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC. Chapter from: The hidden feelings of motherhood: Coping with mothering stress, depression and burnout. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2001.