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There’s new information in town about mastitis, plugged ducts and how to treat them.

If you have ever experienced mastitis or plugged ducts, or if you are concerned about getting them, this episode is for you.

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Things we talked about:

Mastitis background [5:00]

The new protocol [8:20]

Plugged milk ducts [9:36]

Ductal narrowing / symptoms [11:10]

How to handle plugs [17:12]

Some tips for prevention [19:20]

Hyperlactation [19:26]

Swelling [20:35]

Medication [21:22]

Lecithin [22:50]

Lymphatic massage [23:30]

Nipple bleb [24:45]

Anxiety [28:12]

Waking up with a plug in the morning [33:40]

Abscess [35:40]

Too much milk/ pumping [38:20]


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