Breastfeeding Q&A Patient Info Sheets

Breastfeeding Q&A

Before and after birth, many mothers are curious about breastfeeding. Here are answers to some common questions.

Storing and Handling Mother’s Milk

Your milk is important for your baby’s nutrition and health. By expressing milk, you can continue to give these precious gifts to your baby.

Sore Nipples & Engorgements

Tender nipples and breasts can occur during the early weeks of breastfeeding. Here are some ways to increase your comfort so you can enjoy this time more.

Mastitis and Thrush

Mastitis is an inflammed or swollen area of the breast. Thearea may be infected with bacteria. Your breast may be red,hot and hard.