Breast care

  breasts and nipples
due to increased breast size and weight are and should therefore wearing form-fitting and comfortable cotton bras. You should replace the clean underwear every day; if you use padding to prevent milk of oozing wet clothes, you should avoid buying plastic or support padding. After each feeding or chest pad should be replaced when wet. Cleaning and cleaning
cotton balls stained with water or baby oil, clean the breast, but you should avoid using SOAP base, painted the breast because it will protect the skin from drying and cracking of oil washed off. Take care of your breasts, do not rub, Pat dry carefully.
keep in mind before you put on your bra is best to let the breasts air-dry, and remember that every time you should always wash your hands before breastfeeding to prevent infection.
expansion milk
3-4 days postpartum the breasts are full of milk, make breasts bigger heavier touch when it becomes very soft and very warm, this commonly known as expansion of milk. Expansion of milk usually only lasts 1 or 2 days, but very uncomfortable and likely to recur. Way to relieve the swelling with milk is fed artificial milk or baby food (but you should be squeezed out before feeding, so that the baby can suck your breasts). In addition to the hot soak, compress the breast, or gently towards the nipple massage also available.
feeding breast expansion milk can recur at any time during the period, especially the emptying of the breast is not appropriate, or baby missed a meal especially vulnerable.
/> duct obstruction just weeks of breastfeeding, breast duct obstruction may occur. Expansion may be milk, BRA is too tight, or dry milk through nipples. If breasts is blocked, you will find that the breast was soft and heavy, and skin redness.
ducts unobstructed approaches is determined by the expansion that breast milk begin breastfeeding, and feed above the pain toward the nipple massage. If the breast has not been smooth, this side of the breast should no longer breastfeeding, need immediate medical attention. May have a purulent infection, although not large but very painful.
nipples when you begin breastfeeding, baby take a few minutes before, the breasts feel a bit soft, this soft is quite normal and will disappear in a few days. Nipple pain is the most frequent problems a few weeks before, but would put the fun into a nightmare of breastfeeding.
/> nipple cracking during feeding, incorrect baby suck the breasts, or after feeding the baby away after accidentally, can cause nipple pain and cracking. As long as at the beginning and end of lactation care, can prevent the occurrence of if when you have sore or cracked, must also be handled well before and after feeding, so nipples can recover as soon as possible.
split if sore nipples, baby not taking the side of the breast, you should wait at least 72 hours, and should be the milk out of milk so as not to swell. Nipple cracked a lot of pain, and is prone to breast infection. In order to avoid nipple crack and drip a few drops of baby lotion breast pad. Initial symptoms are
/> mastitis mastitis breast swelling, softening and sites of infection redness, also have similar sensory symptoms, including fever, chills, aches, headache, and sometimes nausea and vomiting. If you suspect that you suffer from mastitis, you should seek immediate medical attention. If treated properly, mastitis can be cured at about 1 day. Because the breast tissue and breast milk mastitis infection has nothing to do, so will not be transmitted to the baby. Nipple shield

used to protect sore nipples, nipple shield of protection. Nipple shield nipple when breastfeeding, let your baby through the CAP sucking. Between the ribs and place your hand under the breast, gently squeeze upward in order to put the nipples nipples suite, this approach gives your baby's mouth full suction nipple, teat injuries and avoid pain. Baby will soon adapt to tit feeling and taste.

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