At Flower Moon Clinic, we’re here to support and empower breastfeeding mothers.

Our TCM lactation treatment is designed to provide you with peace of mind.

We use Singapore Health Sciences Authority (HSA)-approved herbal remedies, carefully crafted to help you overcome mastitis.

Our goal is simple: to help you feel better in 5 days or less, so you can enjoy every precious moment with your little one, worry-free.

What is Mastitis?

Mastitis is an infection or inflammation of the breast tissue.

It often presents with symptoms like a sore, red, and hot breast, along with flu-like symptoms such as fever and chills.

Mastitis requires prompt treatment.

Mastitis treatment for breastfeeding mummies in Singapore

How Our Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Treatments Can Benefit Breastfeeding Mothers:

Our experienced female TCM Physician offers TCM Lactation consultations and comprehensive breast assessments, followed by personalized treatment recommendations. Each session’s duration may vary, typically ranging from 30 to 90 minutes, tailored to individual needs and conditions.

Our treatment approach may encompass one or more of the following elements:

  • Lactation Acupressure (also known as breast massage or tuina)
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Herbal Plasters
  • Acupuncture
  • Scrapping (Gua Sha)
  • Dietary Guidance
  • Advice on Breastfeeding Concerns and Issues
  • Additional Treatments as deemed necessary

Our goal is to support and enhance your breastfeeding journey through these TCM treatments, ensuring your well-being and your baby’s health.

The Purpose of TCM Lactation Treatments for Breastfeeding Mothers

The TCM treatments below are thoughtfully curated to support breastfeeding mothers, aiming to enhance their comfort and breastfeeding experience while ensuring the well-being of both mother and child.

a) Lactation Acupressure (also known as breast massage or tuina):

This precise acupressure therapy is targeted to alleviate blockages, providing relief.

b) Herbal Medicine:

Tailored TCM herbal remedies, prescribed by our skilled physicians, are designed to alleviate pain, reduce swelling, and address inflammation in the milk ducts.

c) Herbal Plasters:

Medicated plasters applied externally serve to diminish local inflammation and promote the healing of milk ducts.

d) Acupuncture:

Individualized acupuncture sessions are employed to facilitate the smooth flow of Qi, aiding in the resolution of lactation-related issues.

e) Scraping (Gua Sha):

Scraping or guasha therapy, applied to specific points, enhances blood circulation, thus reducing inflammation and promoting milk flow.

We Go Beyond Symptom Treatment

When conducting our assessment, our approach goes beyond therapy alone.

We delve into various aspects, including:

  • Effective Time Management for Feeding
  • Assessing the Support System for Your Breastfeeding Journey within Your Environment
  • Evaluating Your Feeding Techniques
  • Scrutinizing Your Pumping Practices

Our comprehensive perspective ensures that we provide holistic support tailored to your unique needs as a breastfeeding mother.

Got questions?

Read the FAQ below.

Frequently asked questions about mastitis treatment

A1: While antibiotics are the most common treatment for mastitis, some milder cases may be managed with self-care measures alone.

However, it is important to consult with a healthcare professional to determine the most appropriate treatment plan for your specific situation.

An alternative treatment for mastitis is TCM Lactation Treatment using TCM herbs and lactation acupressure (aka breast massage).

A2: With prompt treatment and proper care, mastitis can usually resolve within a few days.

However, it is important to complete the full course of medication as prescribed, even if you start feeling better before you finish the medication.

A3: Yes, it is generally safe to continue breastfeeding if you have mastitis.

In fact, breastfeeding can help to relieve symptoms and promote healing.

It is important to ensure proper positioning and latch to effectively drain the affected breast.

A4: Mastitis does not pose a direct risk to your baby.

However, the infection can cause breast pain and discomfort, which may affect your ability to breastfeed.

Seeking prompt treatment and managing mastitis effectively can help ensure that breastfeeding continues smoothly.

A5: While it is not always possible to prevent mastitis, following good breastfeeding practices and hygiene can help reduce the risk.

Ensuring proper latch, emptying your breasts regularly, practicing good hygiene, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can all contribute to preventing mastitis.

A6: Mastitis is a common condition that affects many mothers, causing pain, discomfort, and sometimes fever.

It is often associated with breastfeeding, but it might happen to non-breastfeeding mothers too.

A7:Mastitis is a well-known condition that commonly affects breastfeeding mothers, causing discomfort and pain in the breast tissue.

However, there is a common misconception that mastitis only occurs in lactating women.

A8: Yes, TCM lactation treatment are also for special cases as below:

Granulomatous mastitis 肉芽肿性乳腺炎

Non-lactating mastitis 非哺乳乳腺炎

A9: In the majority of cases, mastitis can be effectively treated without resorting to surgery.

Non-surgical treatments are usually the first line of defense.

A10: Flower Moon Clinic is the healthcare provider that focuses on mastitis treatment.

How to make an appointment?

All services are by appointment only.

Click the button below to contact us via whatsapp +65-82828647 for appointment booking.


101 Irrawaddy Road, #15-02

Royal Square Medical Centre @Novena

Singapore 329565

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Singapore 608526

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1 Irving Place #07-04

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Singapore 369546.

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