(The following article is a summary of information found in the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Clinical Protocol #36: The Mastitis Spectrum, Revised 2022)
Mastitis is the name given to a range of conditions that all involve inflammation in the breast. You may never experience mastitis or you may find that you need to take steps to prevent it from recurring.
Much of the discussion about the benefits of breastfeeding focuses on the baby, which is,of course, right and normal but what about the other partner in the breastfeeding relationship?
Take a moment to read our article on breastfeeding benefits (pdf version).