How to breastfeed with chapped nipples or mastitis?

time:2022-10-02 04:01:35source:monlittlebaby.com author:Make one's mouth water
How to breastfeed with chapped nipples or mastitis?

The trilogy of family treatment for chapped nipples: 1. Scrub the breasts 2. Breast massage 3. Discharge residual milk. Precautions for nipple cleaning: Wash the nipple and areola with warm water before and after feeding, including the hard scab on the nipple, keep it dry and clean, and prevent the skin of the nipple and areola from cracking. Be careful not to use soap and other irritants to clean it~ Breast massage diagram You can use mineral oil appropriately during breast massage, and the skin should not be displaced during massage, so as not to aggravate skin damage. In addition, it can assist the nipple to assist in emptying the milk, and the nipple should be cared for after cleaning. Breastfeeding can continue after that, but needs to be breastfeeding properly. The home care of mastitis should first pay attention to cleaning, pay attention to rest in the early stage, suspend breast feeding, clean the nipple and areola, and use a breast pump to discharge milk. Those who need to incision and drainage should stop breastfeeding. Followed by hot compress, local hot compress or 60g of fresh dandelion and silver flower leaves, washed with vinegar, smashed and applied externally, and breastfeeding of the affected breast should be suspended at the same time. In severe cases, breast dredging massage can be performed, and medical treatment is required if necessary. So how can mastitis be prevented? Adhere to breastfeeding the baby, be sure to empty one breast and then the other, do not eat alternately on both breasts, to prevent the baby from being unable to get milk for a long time, causing milk stasis and causing acute mastitis; if the new mother has enough milk, If the baby is full after eating only one side, and the other side is very swollen, the milk from the swollen side of the breast must be squeezed out and not left in the breast to prevent the formation of induration and cause acute mastitis. Usually, pay attention to the sleeping position, and alternate between sleeping on the side and sleeping on the back. It is forbidden for new mothers to sleep on their stomachs all the time to prevent acute mastitis caused by milk stasis caused by squeezing the breasts. During the confinement period, the milk of new mothers will often flow out inadvertently, and the breasts are sagging due to the filling of breast milk. At this time, new mothers should not wear bras with underwires. It is best to use special nursing bras for maternity, in case they have underwires. The bra squeezes the mammary ducts, causing local milk stasis and causing acute mastitis. In addition, pay attention to the correct sucking method of the baby, and do not let the baby only touch the nipple, otherwise it will easily cause the nipple to rupture, so that bacteria enter the mammary duct along the ruptured nipple and cause acute mastitis. In addition, new mothers who are confinement should pay attention to their own hygiene. It is best to scrub with water before and after feeding the baby, and then wipe the nipple with a clean towel to keep the nipple clean.
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