Can breastfeeding affect your health?
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Similarly, what are the side effects of breastfeeding?
- Sore nipples. You can expect some soreness in the first weeks of breastfeeding.
- Dry, cracked nipples.
- Worries about producing enough milk.
- Pumping and storing milk.
- Inverted nipples.
- Breast engorgement.
- Blocked ducts.
- Breast infection (mastitis).
Beside above, does breastfeeding cause attachment issues? Breastfeeding and mother–infant attachment Moreover, in a prospective longitudinal study of 675 mother–infant dyads, increased duration of breastfeeding was associated with maternal sensitive responsiveness, increased attachment security, and decreased attachment disorganization when infants were 14 months of age .
In this regard, is breastfeeding after 2 years harmful?
Extended Breastfeeding. There is no evidence that extended breastfeeding is harmful to mother or child If the child is younger than two years, the child is at increased risk of illness if weaned."
What happens to your body when you stop breastfeeding?
Stopping breastfeeding suddenly could put you at risk of engorgement, blocked ducts or mastitis, as well as being an abrupt change for your baby's digestive and immune systems to cope with. It may also be difficult for you both emotionally.