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How Does Moist Heat Help Breastfeeding?

How Does Moist Heat Help Breastfeeding?

Most women deal with painful engorgement when their milk starts coming in after childbirth, and many times after - for various reasons including irregular feeding or pumping schedules. This can cause milk to sit in a duct for too long, and can result in clogged milk ducts or mastitis. Moist heat can actually prevent mastitis by relieving clogged ducts, milk blebs and engorgement, and preventing the stasis of milk.

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Breast Engorgement: Why it Happens and How to Prevent and Relieve the Pain

Breast Engorgement: Why it Happens and How to Prevent and Relieve the Pain

Unrelieved engorgement can be a precursor to mastitis and clogged ducts. So it’s very important not to allow engorgement to persist or long intervals to elapse between feedings or pumping. Our Breast Relief Packs can help prevent and relieve engorgement, mastitis, and clogged ducts.

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Why Breastfeeding Moms Need Rachel's Remedy Breastfeeding Relief Packs

Why Breastfeeding Moms Need Rachel's Remedy Breastfeeding Relief Packs

As a company that developed a completely unique and innovative breastfeeding product to help nursing moms increase their milk supply, breastfeed more comfortably and meet their breastfeeding goals, there are two questions people ask us all the time: How do Rachel’s Remedy Breastfeeding Relief Packs help increase milk supply and relieve and prevent common breastfeeding problems? What is unique about Rachel’s Remedy Breastfeeding Relief Packs, and why should I choose Rachel’s Remedy over another breastfeeding hot/cold pack or home remedy? These are both great questions, and the answers are important for you to understand when making a choice about what...

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Yeast Infections & Thrush

Yeast Infections & Thrush

Breastfeeding women can develop a yeast infection in their breast which can be passed back and forth between mom and baby. It’s called thrush when it occurs in the mouth and a yeast infection when it occurs in the breast. Candida, also called yeast, is a fungus that occurs naturally in the mucous membranes and on the skin. An overgrowth of yeast can cause an infection. Don’t let a yeast infection go untreated, as both mom and baby must be treated to prevent reinfection.  Yeast infections may lead to plugged ducts and mastitis. Risk factors for yeast infections: Antibiotics (causes...

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How to Prevent and Relieve Clogged Milk Ducts

How to Prevent and Relieve Clogged Milk Ducts

Clogged milk ducts are painful and can make breastfeeding so much more challenging. Once you have a clogged duct, your chances of getting another increases if you aren’t careful. Worst of all, a clogged duct can lead to mastitis if not properly treated. Unfortunately, clogged ducts are very common. The whole idea for Rachel’s Remedy actually began with a clogged duct! (Buy Rachel's Remedy Breastfeeding Relief Packs here) We’ve been through it before, and we’ve done the research on how to identify and treat them so that you don’t have to. Read on for a better understanding of what clogged...

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