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Old 06-07-2007, 11:15 PM   #11
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Re: Clogged Milk Pore

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DO NOT REMOVE IT !!! I had the same thing and I removed it w/ a sterilized needle and a few days later developed severe mastitis. Please don't do this.
I was going to recommend doing it until I read this..I hope you can get it resolved soon.


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Old 06-08-2007, 12:35 AM   #12
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Re: Clogged Milk Pore

I would suggest you nurse with babys chin aligned with the clogged duct/pore for a day or so, and see how things progress. Their chin puts the most pressure on the breast and it can effectively, and efficiently move things along. You may have to get in some interesting positions, depending on where abouts it is located, but you can do it!

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