Puerperal breast engorgement: a technological intervention

@article{Heberle2017PuerperalBE,
  title={Puerperal breast engorgement: a technological intervention},
  author={Anita Batista dos Santos Heberle and ra Marisa Pelloso and Percy Nohama},
  journal={Open Access Journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={3}
}
Characterized by pain [1], edema [2] and increase in breast volume [3], breast engorgement is one of the most common problems in lactation. It occurs mainly by increased vascularization and accumulation of milk and, secondarily, by lymphatic and vascular congestion [2]. Painful situations encountered by breastfeeding mothers are one of the main causes for the abandonment of breastfeeding in the first weeks after childbirth [2,3], fact that can be avoided by means of appropriate approach, using… Expand

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