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Beyond Plugged Ducts: Other Benefits of The Lactation Massager

Beyond Plugged Ducts: Other Benefits of The Lactation Massager

The LaVie Lactation Massager is wonderful for unclogging plugged ducts, but you don’t need to have a plug to benefit from it. The members of our #LaVieMom community have been using their massagers to meet plenty of other breastfeeding challenges. Read on to learn other ways that the Lactation Massager can help you.
The Basics of Breast Engorgement

The Basics of Breast Engorgement

Breast engorgement is the term used to describe the swelling in your breasts that most often occurs when milk starts increasing in volume around 3-5 days postpartum. The pain associated with breast engorgement can range from mild to extreme, but there is no need to be alarmed...
Mastitis: What is it and how can I treat it?

Mastitis: What is it and how can I treat it?

Mastitis is an infection which develops in the breast tissue. According to the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine clinical protocol approximately up to 20% of breastfeeding women will develop mastitis. 
Plugged Ducts…A Real Pain In The Breast

Plugged Ducts…A Real Pain In The Breast

If you feel localized pain within the breast or a tender lump, you probably have a plugged duct. When milk sits in the breast for an extended period of time, it can thicken and create a hard or tender spot known as a plugged duct.
White Spot on The Nipple - Milk Blebs

White Spot on The Nipple - Milk Blebs

A nipple bleb is a white dot that appears on the face of the nipple. A blister is a layer of skin that covers a pore in the nipple. Both can cause significant nipple pain and result in a plugged duct up into the breast tissue.
One Mom’s Inspiring Story on Milk Donation & How You Can Become a Milk Donor

One Mom’s Inspiring Story on Milk Donation & How You Can Become a Milk Donor

At LaVie we hear many stories from moms who deal with milk oversupply issues and how they cope with their breastfeeding struggles. Today we’re highlighting one of our LaVie Mom's inspiring stories about how milk donation has enhanced her breastfeeding journey and we're sharing how you can become a milk donor too.