You might just want to be careful with pumping so that you don't increase your supply and cause more trouble for yourself in the long run... but emptying the breast is a good idea - so if your baby isn't doing it, it should be done with a pump.
Hope you're feeling better by now!
~ Julie ~ Momma to three beautiful boys and a new little girl, doula, birth advocate and unassisted birth supporter
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