Breast engorgement “fill to excess”

What is engorgement?

Engorgement means “fill to excess“.

The breast is too full, slow flow of milk is accumulating and there is increased vascularity and congestion. However, engorgement may resolve spontaneously as supply adjusts to baby demand.

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Amniotic membrane stripping

Membrane/cervical stripping or sweeping the membranes

– Is a gentle and natural procedure with the purpose to separate the amniotic membranes from the uterine walls.
– Considered safe in many studies.
– Decrease incidence of post-term pregnancy

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