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Capital & Coast DHB Women's Health Obstetrics & Maternity Service

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Mastitis and Breast Thrush

Mastitis is inflammation of the breast. It can be caused by a blocked duct or by an infection in the breast.

Thrush on the nipples or in the baby's mouth is common when a mother is on antibiotics.

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