Women's health used to be diagnosed via nipples It's not unusual for breastfeeding moms to experience pain in their nipples for various. Above: This is what regular nipples look like. And now for a couple of words about the top photo I posted above: > Above: Scarlett Ingrid. Americans have a weird relationship with nipples; well with female nipples anyway. What's the deal with that? Is it our Puritan ancestry coming.