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Old 09-28-2012, 06:18 PM   #1
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I had the easiest pregnancy and labor ever, but the last few weeks since she's been born has been AWFUL! I've constantly struggled with oversupply of milk and plugged ducts, I had a bleeding scare, and now I have a terrible cold. Plus my 2-year-old has been out of control, but I guess that's to be expected. Every day I think I'm feeling better I get out of the house, only to have a complete relapse the next day. I went shopping for 2 hours yesterday by myself, and now today I'm achy, chilled, my cold is worse, and my right breast is so sore I can barely touch it. Ugh. Sorry, just needed to vent a little.


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Old 09-28-2012, 07:26 PM   #2
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My first thought is mastitis! I'd check that out!
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Old 09-30-2012, 10:32 AM   #3
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I have oversupply. This is the first time it has not been unbearable. I am taking sunflower lecithin to help thin the fat of my milk and I am block nursing. Sometimes I nurse sometimes 3 times on one side before switching. I make sure she gets all the hindmilk. Sometimes its 8 hours before I nurse on the other side, especially during the night. But, no plugged ducts yet or mastitis. I hope you get better soon.
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Old 10-07-2012, 09:57 AM   #4
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I second the mastitis.
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