Sore breasts during feeding
Child Development / / April 04, 2016
With help from chest pains while feeding
painful to breastfeed, what to do, whether to continue lactation and how to improve your health?Problems arise with breastfeeding by the absolute majority of women.It is especially common in nulliparous.
All the problems usually begin still in the hospital, where the old-fashioned recommend to decant the remaining milk after feeding.Allegedly it helps to establish lactation.In fact, the milk in the end comes more than necessary for the child.A frequent pumping, hand or using a mechanical or automatic breast pump, give rise to cracked nipples.It turns out that chest pain during feeding, while all of the recommendations of physicians to accurately performed.Including washing the breasts and nipples immediately with soap and water before and after feeding.By the way, it leads to the desiccation of the skin.The woman feels that she has sore breasts during feeding, although no seals in the mammary glands.You just have to stop so often to wash the chest.1-2 times aday is enough, if you change the bra every day.
And there is a very modern thing, which provokes pain in the nipples during breastfeeding - it's disposable pads or bra inserts designed to absorb the leaking of colostrum or milk.Firstly, these liners do not allow air to penetrate, and thus remain vlazhnovatoy nipple that does not make it healthier.And secondly such an environment favorable to the development of pathogens.If there are micro cracks on the nipple, and it is very frequent, may develop an inflammatory process, start mastitis.If the chest pain and the temperature during breastfeeding, it is necessary to think about the suit, as the cause of this phenomenon.If mastitis is not necessary to throw breastfeeding.And you can feed and patients with breast.It is important to avoid further injury.Well, you need to stop feeding only in the transition process purulent.
Often the reasons why the chest hurts when feeding are as poor attachment to the breast, or rather, the wrong capture baby mother nipple.The baby's mouth should be not only the nipple and areola it.In addition, the young mother should follow the duration of feeding.It so happens that the child goes to sleep, keeping the nipple in his mouth, and only occasionally it easily sucks.Meanwhile, all the while still wet nipple.Cracks and abrasions nipples in this case - it familiar.A woman must put the child to bed, and not to keep the clock at the breast.
very unpleasant phenomenon called lactostasis known almost all nursing mothers.This is when the mammary gland appears very painful seal.And get rid of the pain in your chest when feeding is possible, if you remove the stagnation of milk.You can do this using a manual breast pump, breast pump.But it is better more often applied to the chest of a sick child, he resolved to seal itself.Moreover, applying the correct angle for efficiency.
Slightly soften the seal will help warm water.It recommended before feeding to hold it under warm running water.And it is possible there and decant if the child does not get sucked.It is important not to trust this "event" to her husband or another adult member of the family, because they have in the mouth contains thousands of harmful bacteria that got into the mammary gland, provoke the development of mastitis.
Often, when there is weaning from breastfeeding woman sore breasts, and here the problem again in the stagnation of milk in the gland.The best way to get rid of the disease in this case is not bandaging the breasts, and moderate racking to facilitate feelings.And within a few days all is normalized.
If you are suffering from pain in the chest when feeding - please contact the consultant on breastfeeding.And in the absence thereof to a gynecologist or mammologist.Data Doctors specializations will help you find the best solution to the problem.