I’ve recently stopped breastfeeding and it’s been a really painful process. Any tip on how i can relieve the pain?
Cabbage leaves in your bra. I’m not kidding, I have tested. Do not use unless you are certain you want your milk gone!
Cabbage leaves then wrap yourself in a ace bandage then wear a sports bra!
Freeze cabbage leaves and stick them in your bra! It will help the pain and stop milk production
Also you can hand express just until the engorgement goes away, that will stimulate your body to stop producing.
I’ve never done the cabbage thing but it sounds effective and probably less expensive than most anything you would get at the doctors/ pharmacy
I had to bind myself really tightly, used ice and took tylenol. Other than that not much you can do until you start to dry up.
Try and express some a little at a time. Eventually you’ll stop producing
I would get in a hot shower and express just enough to take the pain away
If you are completely done and want your supply gone take sudafed with psuedoephrine (required ingredient) in it for a few days.
Cabbage leaves really work. Make sure to keep changing them. They feel good too frozen or just refrigerated.
Cabbage leaf in each bra cup. It honestly works.
Warm baths and showers. I took a lot of CBD when I stopped.
Cabbage leaves message in a warm shower a warm cloth on your breast also drink peppermint tea
I used cold cabbage leaves when I stopped breastfeeding both times. I know it sounds crazy but I had no redness or discomfort and I dried right up in a few days.
Cabbage leaves helped a lot for me. I literally wrapped them around my boobs and wore a tight sport bra. Good luck.
Hand express to relieve pain and discomfort. Ibuprofen or Tylenol. Ice packs. Benadryl and other antihistamines will dry you up.
Cold cabbage leaves! Sounds insane but it work all 4 times I stopped! Goodluck x
I second frozen cabbage leaves or if you’re desperate even lettuce leaves. I used all sorts
Frozen cabbage, smells gross but i swear it helps. Tynenol. And only pump when super engorged, only enough to relieve pain. Also hot showers and sage tea. Benedryl at night. Worst week ever but after a week of constantly doing this. It got so much better