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Therapeutic Breast Massage

I get calls regularly on how to handle engorgement after a mother’s milk comes in. It can be a scary time for her if she is severely engorged and does not what to do to help herself. In the days past when a breastfeeding women was engorged we were taught not to manipulate, empty or massage your breasts as you will just make the situation worse! Therapeutic breast massage is now recommended with engorgement, a plugged duct or simple milk removal. Here are step by step directions on how to do therapeutic breast massage. https://www.honorhealth.com/sites/default/files/documents/medical-services/honorhealth-therapeutic-breast-massage.pdf

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