Troubleshooting Breast Engorgement

Breastfeeding or pumping can be painful when breasts become engorged. Learn why it happens and how to troubleshoot this common problem, with guidance from CareNectar expert Crystal Morgan.

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Who It's For

Mothers who recently had a baby.

Why It Empowers

Knowledge is power! These tips and tricks will bring much-needed relief caused by swollen or engorged breasts.

What's Needed

  • Approximately 30 to 60 minutes of time
  • Heating pad
  • Ice packs or hydrogel packs
  • Hand pump, single/double electric pump, or Haakaa
  • Patience
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    Meet The Expert

    Crystal Morgan

    Crystal is a Board-Certified Lactation Consultant and Family Nurse Practitioner with more than 18 years of experience as a Registered Nurse in Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, and Newborn Nursery. She is passionate about all things related to women’s health and maternal child including breastfeeding education and support, and health and wellness promotion. Learn more and contact her at: toughtittylactation.com