Clogged Milk Ducts

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Registered: 04-19-2005
Clogged Milk Ducts
Tue, 04-19-2005 - 9:04pm
Hi Ladies, I'm so excited to have found this site. I pumped exclusively when I had my daughter in 2002 for 15 months. She had reflux which made it impossible for her to latch on. I had zero support and couldn't find any info out there on it. I now have a 6 week old son whom I've decided to pump for as well but am having some difficulties. I get clogged ducts nearly every day and I can't figure out why. Do pumpers get them more than "breast" feeding moms? What can I do to prevent them? I pump every 3 hours and my breasts get sore because I rub them to death most days trying to get a clog out. Any advice would be appreciated. Please email me direct as I don't often have time to check message boards.
Thanks so much!