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Various Creams and ointments for painful parts

Oct 11th 2013 at 3:29 AM

To treat painful parts or fissures / cracks
Correct the way the baby is breast grab and continue to breastfeed. In most cases the pain disappears after the correction;
Start feeding the nipple not painful and, if necessary, exceptionally, stop with the care outlined above and change breast;
Always apply milk on the nipples after bathing and after feedings, it facilitates healing;
Place a lanolin cream or ointment healing;
Do not use discs protection;
Use protective body parts;

Whenever possible expose nipples to air and to brief minutes in the sun at intervals of feeding the child;
If the pain is so intense that even improving the placement of your breast, it does not disappear, you can take the milk and give to the baby by cup or spoon until the nipple better or heal;

If you use artificial nipples (Silicone), try to leave as early as possible to use them as your baby gets used and may be unable to get directly into the breast.

Very full and engorged breasts (painful)
When the milk "comes in" around the 2nd, 3rd days, the breasts may become hot, heavier and hard due to increased milk and the amount of blood and fluid in the tissues of the breast. Fever can occur (so-called? Milk fever), that usually does not exceed 38 ° C (measured at the armpit) for 24 hours.

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