Breastfeeding blog — Engorged Breasts

Engorged Breasts

Posted by Ysabel Li-Lopez on

Engorged Breasts Within the first two to three days after you have given birth, you may discover that your breasts feel swollen, tender, throbbing, lumpy, and overly full. Sometimes, the swelling will extend all the way to your armpit, and you may run a low fever as well Engorged Breasts.  The causes Within 72 hours of giving birth, an abundance of milk will come in or become available to your baby.  As this happens, more blood will flow to your breasts and some of the surrounding tissue will swell. The result is full, swollen, engorged breasts. Engorged Breasts Not every postpartum mother...

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