The discomfort or cramp increases with breastfeeding, as breastfeeding stimulates the uterus to contract, thus increases the pain.
This pain is milder for first-time moms; but it is more evident and quite uncomfortable if you had a baby earlier.
Dealing with Abdominal Cramps
To relieve pain, you might consult your doctor who usually suggests over-the-counter pain relief medications. Do not take medicines on your own, as it can be passed
on to your baby through your breast milk. Take medicines prescribed by your doctor who knows you are breastfeeding.
If the cramping or the pain becomes unbearable and is not easing after few days, contact your doctor. It could be a sign of another problem, which might require