Several ways can be done to prevent inflammation in the breast while nursing. Are as follows:
1. Remove excess milk immediately.
Breast milk is not removed will accumulate and cause blockages in the breast that can lead to inflammation.
2. Feed the baby as often as possible and do not extend the distance between each feeding time.
If you already feel full breast milk, persuade baby to breastfeed. You do not need to wait until the child was hungry.
Some ways you can do to overcome mastitis:
Rest will relieve stress and boost your immunity back.
Alternately compress the breast
Compress your breast with warm and cold compresses. Cold compresses relieve pain, while hot compresses help combat inflammation.
Massage the sore
Massage will improve circulation, reduce breast blockage, and to help improve the immune factors in the breast. Massage your breasts with a hot shower or warm bath.
Do not stop breast feeding though inflamed
Termination This can cause an infection in the breast germs that can continue to be a breast abscess (pus breast). Breastfeed babies more often in the inflamed breast. Breastfeed inflamed breasts up empty, as if there’s nothing left, then the breast will be more easily infected again. Breast-fed infants should immediately (do not take milk with a pump), unless forced to because the baby refused to breastfeed.
Start feeding with healthy breast
After that switch to the affected breast. This reduces pain during breastfeeding. Your baby may refuse to nurse at the breast is inflamed. It is caused by inflammation in the mammary gland increases levels of sodium (salt) to flavor milk becomes salty.
Most babies are not aware of this salty taste, but there is a baby who refused to drink it. If your baby refuses, start feeding from the breast of a healthy, only then switch to the inflamed breast.
If inflammation persists, see a doctor immediately.