How to Know If You Have Mastitis

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In the first few days of breastfeeding, as your milk “comes in”, you may feel fullness, heaviness, warmth and tenderness in your breasts. With frequent breastfeeding, this period of breast fullness should begin to improve in a few days as your body adjusts to making the right amount of milk for...
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Tongue-Tie and Nipple Pain

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Tongue-tie is a commonly diagnosed cause of nipple pain during breastfeeding. There are different types and degrees of tongue-tie, and some are easier to diagnose than others. The easiest form of tongue-tie to spot has a characteristic appearance. The lingual frenulum, the membrane attached to the center of the...
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3 Secrets to Fix A Painful Latch

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If you are having problems with painful latch, you may have heard you aren’t doing it right. There may be some truth to that statement, but let’s not forget that breastfeeding is a relationship with two participants. It Takes Two Most of the advice on latching focuses on what...
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