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clogged milk duct

how long do i try the nurse, massage, and heat approach before calling the doc?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:53 AM on May. 7, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Try a shower as warm as you can stand it with out burning your self for 20-30mins, then take eucalyptus leaves boil them to where they are warm wrap your breast in the leaves for the same amount of time. Be sure to thoroughly clean your breast before attempting to feed. Repeat this 3 times a day at least for three days you should gain full milk supply and unclog your ducts.. My grams who was a medicine woman use to have woman do this and it worked 100% of the time. Good luck.
    hot-mama86

    Answer by hot-mama86 at 5:14 AM on May. 7, 2010

  • I've never heard of the eucalyptus leaves but it's worth a try. And as to doc...calling will do nothing unless it becomes mastitis. You will only be told to do the things you're already doing.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 8:56 AM on May. 7, 2010

  • Call the Dr if you start running a fever
    maggiemom2000

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 2:11 PM on May. 7, 2010

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