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Essential to treat mum and baby simultaneously, with both surface treatment for both and systemic treatment for mum, at correct dose. Fluconazole is not licensed for breastfeeding women in UK, although it is licensed for treating neonates, babies and children (who would receive a higher dose of Fluconazole directly than a breastfeeding baby would receive … Read more…

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•    Continue breastfeeding – mastitis may get much worse, including developing into an abscess, if the mum abruptly stops breastfeeding •    Improving positioning and attachment will help resolve mastitis •    Offering the affected side first, when the baby is more hungry, can help with milk removal •    Expressing and gentle massage are especially important if … Read more…