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    Breastfeeding Motherhood

    Preventing & Treating Recurrent Plugged Ducts & Mastitis

    March 10, 2013

    I personally had a heck of a time with recurrent plugged ducts after the birth of my older son. Through my professional training as a Lactation Educator and Counselor and experimenting with different approaches, I came up with a multi-pronged plan of attack to prevent and treat these little (or not so little) buggers. Proper latch. An improper latch is the culprit for most breastfeeding issues. It can result in insufficient emptying of the breast, which can in turn contribute…

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