Engorgement Tips

  • Take an anti inflammatory medication
  • Drain the breast – Breastfeed at least 8-12 times in 24hrs.
  • Make sure the latch is correct and use breast compressions
  • Reverse pressure softening
  • Heat only for a few minutes prior to a feed, ice post
  • Wear a supportive bra
  • Green cabbage leaves – up to 20 mins no more than 3 times a day as they can decrease supply.