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NEWBORN: DAY THREE AND DAY FOUR

NEWBORN: DAY THREE AND DAY FOUR If you are demand feeding, your breasts should not be engorged although they may feel full. Full breasts are normal; they feel uncomfortable but are relieved when the baby sucks. However, if you do become engorged, the milk will not flow due to a build-up of tissue tension and […] Read more

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NEWBORN:DAY FIVE

NEWBORN:DAY FIVE With luck and good management the engorgement will have subsided and hormonal function will be stabilising. If not, continue with the above. If breast feeding on demand, you will possibly be feeling the let down reflex described on p. 71. Emotional factors can inhibit the let down reflex and if you are in […] Read more