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Returning To Work and Breastfeeding

Once you return to work, you can continue to breast feed. If you live close to work or have an on site daycare, you may be able to breast feed during your breaks. If that isn’t possible, you have 2 choices: Keep your milk supply by using a high quality automatic electric breast pump to … Read more

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Engorged Breasts

Within the first two to three days after you have given birth, you may discover that your breasts feel swollen, tender, throbbing, lumpy, and overly full. Sometimes, the swelling will extend all the way to your armpit, and you may run a low fever as well. The causes Within 72 hours of giving birth, an … Read more

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Breastfeeding Complications: Sore Nipples

A lot of mothers complain about tender nipples that make breastfeeding painful and frustrating. There is good news though, as most mothers don’t suffer that long. The nipples will toughen up quickly and render breastfeeding virtually painless. Improperly positioned babies or babies that suck really hard can make the breasts extremely sore. Below, are some … Read more

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Breast Compression

The sole purpose of breast compression is to continue the flow of milk to the baby once the baby no longer drinks on his own. Compression will also stimulate a let down reflex and often causes a natural let down reflex to occur. This technique may also be useful for the following: Poor weight gain … Read more