Breast & Nipple Pain

How to Clear a Clogged Duct (Including a Little Known Way)

Clearing a Clogged Milk Duct I remember when I got my first clogged duct. I woke up with pain in my left breast. When I felt it I discovered a small lump. It may have been small, but it caused a big pain. I did what I heard you were supposed to do. I put a warm...

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Dealing With Thrush While Breastfeeding

There are three things moms worry about when they start breastfeeding. Sore nipples, not having enough milk and mastitis. I have written about all three. Thrush falls under sore nipples but deserves an article all of its own. Thrush and yeast refer to the same thing,...

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Mastitis, Clogged Ducts and Blebs

  Ouch! Whichever condition you are worried about, it hurts. It doesn't look right. It doesn’t feel right. You may be trying to figure out whether you have a plugged duct or a full-blown case of mastitis. You want to find out if there’s anything you can do about...

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Milky Minutes – Nipples, Butters, Balms and Ointments

Your nipples are probably going to get sore at some point during your breastfeeding journey. That's an irritating truth (pun intended). I wrote a whole article about it, which you can read here What I want to talk...

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Sore Nipples

Sore Nipples– Normal, or Sign of a Problem? A mom having sore nipples is one of the reasons given most frequently for ending her breastfeeding journey sooner than she had planned. Some women tough it out, but breastfeeding is not a pleasant experience for them, and...

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