Having a newborn baby comes with some difficulties.
In a post on her Instagram Story, “This Is Us” star Mandy Moore shared how she’s been dealing with some of her breastfeeding struggles.
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Sharing a photo of her 3-week-old son Oscar nursing at her breast, the actress wrote, “Trying to cut this mastitis off at the pass. Whew.”
Mastitis is an inflammation of breast tissue, usually caused by a build-up of milk in the breast duct.
“The inflammation results in breast pain, swelling, warmth and redness,” the Mayo Clinic notes. “You might also have fever and chills.”
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Moore is also mom to 20-month-old son August, with husband Taylor Goldsmith.
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She recently shared a photo of the two brothers together.