Pregnancy and breastfeeding lead to a lot of changes to a Mom’s breasts, and sometimes these new developments may cause you to worry about what the painful lumps, swelling, and soreness mean. Most of the time, these are signs of breastfeeding issues that are easily treated with the guidance of your doctor. If that’s the case, what then is the purpose of a breast self-exam and why is it important for breastfeeding moms?
October is breast cancer awareness month and through the years many organizations worldwide have initiated various efforts to spread proper information about breast cancer treatment and prevention. Such efforts exist in order to protect the health of every woman. So, let’s talk about how breastfeeding Moms can take charge of their breast health through self-exams. Keep reading!