Ask any breastfeeding mama about her list of fears, and we bet “mastitis” would rank near the top for most.
Mastitis is an infection of the breast tissue, but the worst part is it’s known for making you feel like you’ve been run over by the Flu Bus. YUCK. For women who are breastfeeding, mastitis is caused by a clogged duct which can occur when the breast isn’t being completely emptied - either by your baby or by a breast pump.
Keep reading for more tips on dealing with mastitis!