Common breast feeding problems – blocked milk ducts

Blocked milk ducts are a common challenge experienced by breastfeeding mums. It feels like a tender and a sore pea-like lump in the breast or near the nipple, and it is NOT accompanied by a fever or flu-like symptoms (which is more commonly experienced with mastitis). Milk ducts can become obstructed when the breast is … Read more

Cracked Nipples in Breastfeeding

Many women experience some nipple tenderness or mild soreness especially in the early days of breastfeeding. However cracked, bleeding and toe-curling soreness is often a sign that your baby is not latching on well.   Getting a good attachment Detach your baby gently. Avoid pulling the baby from the breast, instead break her attachment by … Read more