"Precondition" nipples with lansinoh before babe arrives? - Mothering Forums

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#1 of 3 Old 01-10-2009, 10:50 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Anybody tried this? On another site, I saw a recommendation to start applying lansinoh to nipples in the last month of pregnancy, sort of as a preventive measure. What do you think?
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I've been using a bit of the cocoa butter based cream that I'm using on my belly on my nipples each time because they just seem dry to me. I can't see that it would hurt anything!

Maman to Mlle. C born 2/22/09, Due with #2 at the end of May 2013

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I have done this every time and never once had cracked nipples with a newborn. I always recommend doing it the last month of pregnancy when I know a mom wants to nurse. I really think it helps.

Carrie, mom to Johnathan (7-02), Brodie (2-04), Kate (12-06), Jordan (9-08), (4-09) & Maggie (3-10)
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