Blocked ducts and mastitis

Woman holding a painful breast

Do you have breast engorgement, blocked ducts or mastitis? The advice has changed as to how we manage blocked ducts or mastitis! We no longer recommend that you do any of the following: massage the affected area in your breast vigorously,  feed/pump more than normal on the affected side.   Read on to find out why […]

Changing your position can reduce breastfeeding pain

Cartoon of a blonde woman breastfeeding a mixed race baby

Changing your position can reduce breastfeeding pain Why is positioning important for reducing breastfeeding pain? Nose to nipple, nose to nipple, nose to nipple… you’ve probably heard that mantra. I wouldn’t START there though. If anything, lining a baby’s nose up to your nipple is the last step in a series of steps.  If you […]