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is retained placental tissues effect on breast milk supply during feeding the baby?

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Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Retained placental tissue can decrease your milk supply. It can also be a source for infection in the uterus, and can lead to bleeding problems, so it is important to have the tissue removed as soon as possible.
Answered on Apr 5, 2015
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