Re: Clogged duct & mastitis
This. I had a few clogged ducts with my first child and this made a world of difference. None of them turned into mastitis, I just used warm compresses, massage, and changed up the position. When I pointed his chin toward the clog, I could actually feel a slight "tugging" in that area and I'm convinced it is what really helped things along. And it's a very simple thing to change, too.
Originally Posted by Connor
Have you tried nursing in a position where baby's chin is pointed towards the clog? Many women have found lecithin to be helpful for recurring plugged ducts. It helps to make the milk less "sticky" and flow through easier.
Mommy to Grant (July 2010) and Greta (July 2012)
I purged 2,920 items in 2012! Working on 2,013 items for 2013.