Re: poor latch/position...please help
Have you been having this problem since birth, or is it new?
The dry skin around the nipple makes me think that thrush is a good possibility. Do you notice any of the following:
- yeast diaper rash in baby
- white patches in baby's mouth
- vaginal yeast in mom
- itching or burning sensations in the breast, particularly between feedings
- small, slit-like cracks (like the cracks from dry skin)
Also, did either you or baby have a recent course of antibiotics, including antibiotics for Group B strep during birth?
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