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Table 2 Advice received by women for management of mastitis from a health professional (n = 57)

From: Occurrence of lactational mastitis and medical management: A prospective cohort study in Glasgow

Advice n %
Feed frequently from the affected breast 31 54
Feed frequently from the affected breast first/empty the affected breast 30 53
Express milk between feeds or when infant not interested in feeding 4 7
Do NOT stop breastfeeding 1 2
Stop breastfeeding or discontinue feeding from the affected breast 6 10
  1. Percentages add to more than 100 as some women may have received more than one form of advice