Category Archives: Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding problems

A couple of pointers from the BMJ learning module on problems in newborns: Mastitis is not always infectious in nature. Infectious mastitis is likely to be associated with systemic flu-like symptoms (not necessarily a temperature). In the absence of such … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding – useful snippets

Recommended dose of Fluconazole for ductal candidiasis (if it even exists, but that’s another story) is 200 – 400 mg loading dose, then 100 – 2oo mg od for 2 – 3 weeks. (Merewood A and Philipp B, Breastfeeding: conditions … Continue reading

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