It is rare that nipple shape or size has an negative impact on breastfeeding.

Some women identify that they have flat or inverted nipples before their baby is born, others may identify this in hospital. 


  • Babies are breastfed, not nipple fed!
  • Many women are able to breastfeed successfully with no problems. If you have concerns about flat nipples click here for help in the Niagara Region.


Reviewed January 2020 - KS