September 17, 2013
Health Tip: Help Prevent Clogged Milk Ducts
Don't wear tight clothing
(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 problem.
- Don't sleep on your stomach.
- Make sure baby is latched properly during feeding.