Breastfeeding has numerous benefits for both mother and child. Nipple pain, however, is a significant contributor to early breastfeeding cessation, with 20% of mothers experiencing cracked, sore, or bleeding nipples. Breastmilk has anti-infective components that have been shown to increase the rate of nipple wound healing. We developed an infant-safe cream base which incorporates a mother’s breastmilk and can be mixed at home.
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