Why Are Breastfeeding Babies Being Treated by Dentists?

Dr. Linda Dahl
5 min readDec 31, 2023
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko

As a new mother, you probably realize that you have, within your body, the most perfect food for your baby. You have your own weapons against hunger, disease, detachment, and depression. Weapons of mass lactation.

But what if I told you, that in order to breastfeed, your nipples may first bleed, crack and become infected. Instead of happily nursing, your baby may even…

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Dr. Linda Dahl

Physician. Author of Tooth and Nail:The Making of a Female Fight Doctor & Better Breastfeeding, http://www.drlindadahl.com @doctorlindadahl