BREASTFEEDING PROBLEMS

These include engorgement or swelling, sore nipples, and a plugged duct, all of which are not amenable to nutritional management. Mastitis or breast infection on the other hand, may be helped considerably.

Diet: 
Extra water

Nutrients: 
Acidophilus, vitamin B6 and C, inositol, choline, bioflavonoids.

Herbs: 
Alfalfa, nettle, dandelion.