Health Tip: Help Prevent Clogged Milk Ducts09/18/13
(HealthDay News) -- Clogged milk ducts can affect a woman's
ability to breast-feed, and cause pain and discomfort for mom.
The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests how to help prevent
or alleiate clogged milk ducts:
- To ease pressure on the breasts, avoid wearing tight,
restrictive clothing or bras.
- Change your nursing position, which may help alleviate the
- Don't sleep on your stomach.
- Make sure baby is latched properly during feeding.
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