Mastitis can occur at any time during breast feeding. Sadly, it is one of the main reasons mothers stop breast feeding. There is no better substitute for mother's milk, so no stone should be left unturned to make it as pleasant an experience as possible.
As mastitis can be so painful, it's treatment needs to be quick and effective.
Antibiotics can help, but the last thing you want to do with a new born is to fill them up with drugs. And they come at a…