At one point of breast feeding period, some women may realize that there is a small lump in her breast. The lump could be hurt when it is touched, and it could be quietly uncomfortable to have. For your information, the lump is called clogged milk Dutch. It is resolving when your breast milk is not come out entirely, or is in the wrong design of expository. Therefore, the milk will get frozen up inside your breast and, so the clog is formed.
There is many factor that can cause a clog. It could be because the mother is putting on too tight cloth or bras. The milk flow becomes too pressurized, and they cannot flowing smoothly and so the clog is existed. The clog can also resolving from giving the breast feeding in the same place, because the milk from other position can be blocked from getting out. In addition, the clog can be formed because of the sudden change of breast feeding time.
To prevent the clogged from happening, you can try many prevention ways. First, the mother should wear loose clothes, and maybe take one size more of a bra. The second way is to regularly change position of your breast feeding, make sure that each breast get to expulse its milk. And the last prevention way would be gently massaging the breast before and after you give milk, to fix the blood and milk flow.
However, if the clog is already happening, you could try some treatment ways. The first would be gently massaging the breast from the outside to the inner part. Second, often take a warm bath or take a warm towel and place it on your breast. And if you see the clog somewhere on your nipples crack, you can gently wash them.
If your clog last for days, you should make an appointment with your doctor. Do not let the clog be untreated because it could get worse and lead to an infection. And that would be a huge inconvenience for you and your baby.