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... I stopped nursing to go back to work full time. The engorgement is killing me. I was told not to pump, use heat compress, or anything. Just wear a tight bra. ... (6 replies)
... i stopped nursing both of my daughters cold turkey, and yeah, it hurts like heck! if you have to, you can express a little bit each day just to relieve the horrible engorgement. ... (7 replies)
... Have you thought about perhaps nursing just one time right before bed time? ... (6 replies)

... In addition to the advice already given, I was also told not to let the warm water in the shower run on my breasts, as heat will prolong the engorgement. Ice (or bags of frozen blueberries, peas or whatever you have) helps when it gets unbearable. (6 replies)
... Shes' right...I never heard of using cabbage leaves...but it totally makes sence! Cold compress is what you need to relieve that pain.And it is pain! I thought it would never end.It does.But definetly do not pump,or express in any way!It will only prolong the engorgement.Just bear with it.It took me about 2-3 weeks to finally have my boobs back...well not my original boobs... (6 replies)
... Cabbage!!! lol, I know this will sound really wierd but it works! Take cabbage leaves (cold from the fridge feels better!) and crack the viens in the leaves a little bit, then put the leaves inside your bra, kinda cupping your breats. I know it's sounds strange but it works! It dried up my milk in less then a week and really helped with the engorgement. (6 replies)
... y because he was not really into the feeding so he did not care that I eliminated it. I did this slowly for months until we only nursed at naptime and bedtime. I stopped nursing him at naptime around 18.5 months and gave him milk in a sippy instead. He was fine. Finally, a couple of weeks ago I decided to not nurse him at night. ... (4 replies)
... Whiskers, I had gotten down to one nursing session a day and then stopped. I wonder if I should just wait it out at this point or maybe nurse her... then go another week and nurse again if necessary... ... (7 replies)
... I've been nursing my baby just one a day in the mornings for the past few weeks and as of 3 days ago I stopped completely. ... (7 replies)
... The one thing that surprised me when I started pumping is going through engorgement all over again. I was stimulating production more. Now, I have to keep days off...and stick with my pumping schedule... ... (62 replies)

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