Breast compaction in breastfeeding
author: endocrinologist Ryauzova E.A.
Pregnancy and childbirth change the hormonal background of the female body, preparing it for the process of feeding a newborn. Great changes occur in the mammary glands.
They increase in volume due to the filling of the glandular lobules with milk. Areoles and nipples also increase and darken. This is a normal physiological phenomenon. From each glandular lobule leaves the milky duct. Further the milk ducts are connected to each other and open in the areola area with lacteal sinuses.
In the first weeks of the onset of breastfeeding in the mammary glands, the process of discharging milk can be disturbed, which leads to its stagnation and the appearance of seals. If the process of milk yield is not timely normalized, inflammatory changes occur in the breast with a rise in temperature, both local and general. The development of mastitis can become a threatening condition not only for the continuation of breastfeeding, but for the life of a woman. To violations of the allocation of milk and the formation of areas of stagnation is the wrong technique of feeding.
The main mistakes in the technique of applying the baby to the breast
- The child lies sideways to the chest
When the technique of feeding is disturbed, stagnation occurs in the glandular lobules and in the milk ducts. If timely not to restore patency, there will be a compaction requiring urgent measures.
How to put the baby to the breast correctly
- The child should touch the abdomen of the maternal abdomen
In order to remove the seal, you need to regularly express the milk. However painful it may be, the densest places should be carefully massaged. Direction of movement from the seal to the areola. Before carrying out the massage, attach the baby to the chest so that the chin lies closer to the seal.
In the process of feeding, squeeze the chest in this place, trying as much as possible to facilitate the child's sucking process. After feeding, hold the breast under a stream of warm water, then carefully wipe and lubricate with baby cream. After massaging the place of compaction, apply for a few minutes to this site cold to reduce the phenomenon of edema and prevent the development of inflammation.
If the measures taken do not have a positive effect for a few days and the condition worsens, you need to seek medical help.
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