Re: Mastitis, 4th time. I feel so broken
Another possibility for the latch issues is a tongue-tie. A bad latch can cause persistent pain, and cracking, and because a poor latch can contribute to plugged ducts and cracks can allow bacteria to enter the breast, all those things can add up to repeat bouts of mastitis. Can you see a lactation consultant, preferably an IBCLC, and have your baby's tongue and latch evaluated?
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