Engorgement Instructions


For every different breastfeeding hurdle there will be different approaches that work best, specific to your ever-changing needs. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach, but our guide below suggests how Lactamo may be helpful in providing relief from engorgement.

For a few minutes before a feed (or pump), roll your heated Lactamo over the surface of the breast, always massaging towards the nipple. Focus on the engorged areas (the areas that feel swollen and/or lumpy). Continue this process (if it feels comfortable) throughout the feed, (taking care to remain focused on the quality on the baby’s feeding and not to disrupt the baby’s attachment to your nipple). Focus on those particularly sensitive or tender spots to help to relieve the pressure of engorgement and encourage good drainage. After the feed, gently apply your cooled Lactamo to the breast (but avoid compression or massage) for soothing and relief.

If symptoms persist or if you’re unsure or concerned, stop using Lactamo and consult your healthcare professional.