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Home Remedies for Breast Infection (Mastitis)

Prev post1 of 3Next Mastitis is an infection of the breast tissue that most commonly affects women who are breastfeeding. It often occurs within the first three months after delivery, but can happen any time during the breastfeeding period. Generally, lactation mastitis affects only one breast, not both. It results from a blocked milk duct,


12-23 month olds do not yet have a full, balanced family diet - let alone enjoy eating it! Breastfeeding helps to bridge the gap of nutrition and protect against deficiencies, until they are able to eat such meals. The World Health Organisation recommends breastfeeding be part of a toddler's diet up to two years of age, longer if you wish. In many cultures its normal to feed from 2-4 years.

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prevent mastitis

Natural ways to prevent the breast infection (mastitis) that is common for breastfeeding women. Never heard of this before

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breastfeeding for beginners: how to get through the hard part

A friend lent me a book on breastfeeding in the first few weeks after Theo was born. The introduction  described how blissful and restful this beautiful experience was. I wanted to hunt that author down. What the heck was she talking about?! And a lot of the “breastfeeding expert” websites said similar things. Whereas the...Continue Reading »

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Clogged Milk Duct ➜ Natural Remedies

Blocked breast ducts are painful, and they can led to infection or mastitis. Here is a natural, DIY treatment for a blocked milk duct that w...