Your first days at home without your baby will likely be extremely difficult. Your healthcare team shares your sadness for the loss of your baby and wants to support you during your time of grief.
During this time your body will keep making hormones to make breastmilk. These hormones can sometimes help you to feel relaxed, and this may help you emotionally. You have a couple of options about how you deal with your milk supply. You may choose to pump and donate your milk, or you may want to stop your milk supply.
Your breasts may start to feel heavy and tender. Try these comfort measures to help you feel better.
If you have any of the following symptoms, call your doctor or midwife.
For 24/7 nurse advice and general health information call Health Link at 811.
Current as of: October 25, 2018
Author: Child and Women's Health, Alberta Health Services
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