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Breast milk.

So, with my first pregnancy,  nothing hurt more than my boobs after birth. NOTHING. Cramps didn't hurt, labor didn't hurt, sciatica didn't hurt, nothing hurt compared to the way my boobs felt. I felt as if I had a 500 pound bag of concrete in each boob. :(  even my armpits were in pain. I'm alllllllll for formula feeding. That's what I did with my daughter, and she's just as smart and independent as a breast fed baby. But, if I pump milk for this baby, does that relieve the pain in the breasts after birth? I'm really not looking forward to it.
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Hi there.  Well, you can try it.  I personally found pumping uncomfortable and actual feeding better.  I wonder if it will be as bad the second time around.  When I had my second baby, I found breast tenderness to be much less (like not this big dramatic milk coming in) but my after pains to be worse.  ??  I wonder too if you can't ask your doctor.  It seems to me they do something when a woman knows she isn't breast feeding.  I did nurse so don't know personally but remember that.  good luck to you
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I hope it's less pain this time aro
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