Re: I'm in sooo much pain
Your description really sounds like mastitis. It can be present without the red streaks.
Originally Posted by @llli*hummingbird
You might want to try the following things if you haven't already:
- All-fours nursing. Put baby on her back on the floor or bed and get on all fours. Dangle the affected breast into her mouth. Gravity may help draw out the plugs.
- Pump. Even a not-great pump may help.
- Start every feeding on the affected side, as babies usually suck hardest at the beginning of a nursing session, and more intense sucking may draw out the plugs.
Hope you're feeling better!
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