A 38-year-old female asked:
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does massaging breast after feeding help increase milk supply? i know frequent feeding does. should i massage them as soon as i finish feeding/pumping

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Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
?: Not aware that massage helps. Definitely frequent feeding.
Answered on Dec 20, 2015
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