Most women experience some leaking of milk when their milk ejection reflex is triggered. Most commonly milk will begin to drip from one breast while your child nurses at the other. Women also experience different triggers, for example some women find that their milk ejection is triggered during lovemaking.
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A clogged duct or plugged duct in your breast can be the cause of breast pain. Plugged duct symptoms include when breast milk is not squirting out of all of those 15-20 holes in your nipple. You will have redness or a hard spot on the nipple near the sore area.
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When breastfeeding after pregnancy you will feel some uterine contractions when your baby begins to nurse. These contractions are also called after-pains. With nipple stimulation, your uterus regains its tone and expels excess blood, so you may also feel a simultaneous gush of blood on your sanitary pad. These … [Read More...]