Breast engorgement typically occurs in the initial days after giving birth. Breast engorgement is characterized by hard breasts overly full with breast milk that are sometimes painful. The swelling is only temporary as your body adjusts its breast milk supply to your child's needs.
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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...]
Here is a little breast milk trivia to help you get a better understanding of this seemingly magical fluid your body is making.
What does breast milk look like? - There are several different types of breast milk. In the first few days after your child is born the type of breast milk is called colostrum. Colostrum … [Read More...]