Clogged Milk Ducts Video

Learn how to know when your milk ducts are clogged
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Melanie Raposo: Hi! Everybody I am Melanie Raposo and welcome to Mommy's Minute. Sometimes when you breastfeed your milk ducts, can get plugged. Clogged milk ducts are identified as small red and tender bumps on the breast tissue, they can cause milk to get backed up and can lead to infection. When you are breastfeeding, offer the effective breast first, then let your baby completely empty it out as much as they can. If there is still some milk left over you should remove it by hand or with the breast pump. Also make sure that you wear bras that are not too tight and very nursing positions can help keep those ducts unclogged.

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