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Thread: Plugged duct now does't want to nurse

  1. #1
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    May 2012

    Default Plugged duct now does't want to nurse


    I got a plugged duct now resolved now my dd acts like she is starving and won't latch awake..

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2006

    Default Re: Plugged duct now does't want to nurse

    Sometimes this happens because the flow has slowed down while the duct was/is plugged. Baby likes the fast flow, and the plug interferes with the amount or the speed or both. So....work to clear the plug: massage, heat, warm showers, nursing, pumping, over and over. It may take several days. Meanwhile, dream feed your baby and try to not stress it.
    Mama to my all-natural boys: Ian, 9-4-04, 11.5 lbs; Colton, 11-7-06, 9 lbs, in the water; Logan, 12-8-08, 9 lbs; Gavin, 1-18-11, 9 lbs; and an angel 1-15-06
    18+ months and for Gavin, born with an incomplete cleft lip and incomplete posterior cleft palate
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