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8 Ways For Breastfeeding Mothers To Prevent and Treat Mastitis

Sore Breasts

Mastitis refers to inflammation of breast tissue which can sometimes also involve an infection. It is quite common for breastfeeding women to get mastitis (called lactation or puerperal mastitis). Lactation mastitis can be caused by blocked milk ducts, engorgement or milk that remains in the breasts after nursing. Mastitis can …

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Weaning: Smells Like Cabbage!

The weaning process is nearly complete. It has not been an easy week so far, but things are getting better. I got Dostinex from my doctor on Tuesday: a course of 4 pills, one every 12 hours which dries up the milk. I was instructed not to feed my son …

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