Engorged after sudden weaning!

Holly - posted on 08/18/2013 ( 2 moms have responded )

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Just wondered if anybody else has has this same problem and how long it lasted for really. I have been breastfeeding my son for a year and as I have started sleep training him have just stopped breastfeeding cold turkey. Going from about 3 feeds in 24 hours to none. He has taken really well to it and doesn't seem bothered about it at all, but I have become so engorged that I am in constant pain. It has been about 48 hours now since I stopped and both breasts are hard and very sore. Does anyone have an idea of when the pain will reduce??

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Hope - posted on 08/18/2013

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I know it soinds crazy but put cold cabbage leaves in ur bra. It will help!!! I also stood in the shower as warm as I could stand it. Good luck!!!

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