Posted: June 26th, 2017
A breastfeeding mother asks the nurse what she can do to ease the discomfort caused by a cracked nipple. Nurse Tina should instruct the client to:
A. Manually express milk and feed it to the baby in a bottle
B. Stop breastfeeding for two days to allow the nipple to heal
C. Use a breast shield to keep the baby from direct contact with the nipple
D. Feed the baby on the unaffected breast first until the affected breast heals
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