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Breast care: After the loss of your baby  
Abstract:  This handout explains breast care after the loss of a baby. Included are reassurances about the grieving process, suggestions to help with breast engorgement, signs that require a call to the doctor, quotes from other bereaved mothers, and a list of helpful resources.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2008, March 1, 2012
UWMC Availability:  Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
General Topics:  Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Infant Care; Death and Dying
Specific Subject(s):  Infant Mortality; Breast Engorgement; Breast Care; Bereavement
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Partner; Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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