[Solved] You Are Assigned to a 21-Year-Old Primipara, Who Is 36

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You are assigned to a 21-year-old primipara, who is 36 hours post-birth and breastfeeding her healthy newborn son. During your assessment, you note that there is a small reddened area on the right side of the left areola. Based on this assessment finding, which of the following is the priority nursing action?

A) Instruct the woman to change feeding position from cradle hold to football hold.
B) Instruct the woman to air-dry her nipples for 15 minutes after each feeding.
C) Instruct the woman to apply a lanolin cream to the area after each feeding.
D) Instruct the woman to feed from only the right breast for 24 hours.

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