Breast massage helps:
Hand expression of your breasts is a way to help your milk to flow. Some women find that hand expression works better than using a breast pump to express milk.
On the second to fifth day after you have your baby, changes in hormones cause your breasts to start making a lot of milk. This is called engorgement. Hand expression helps to get milk flowing when this happens.
Breast massage can be done when your breasts are sore, before breastfeeding, or before hand expression.
To help get your milk to flow: