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Can fenugreek help stimulate my milk production?

Can fenugreek help stimulate my milk production?

Not worth the chance: Maybe, but we don't know the long term effects it might have on your nursing baby. ...Read more

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How long should I use fenugreek to increase milk production?

Fenugreek : Minimum 3500 mg daily can take two days to two weeks to see change. Can be taken short and. Long term. ...Read more

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I am taking shatavari but have not seen a big increase in milk production. In addition can I also take fenugreek capsules ?

I am taking shatavari but have not seen a big increase in milk production. In addition can I also take fenugreek capsules ?

Shatavari; fenugreek: Studies for shatavari for milk production have had varying results, & some studies in animals showed decreased birth size. Might be best to stop it & use fenugreek, which is commonly used to increase milk production. Discuss both these supplements with your OB before taking them. ...Read more

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Is fenugreek safe to take while nursing to help milk production? What else will help?

Is fenugreek safe to take while nursing to help milk production? What else will help?

Yes; many things:: Yes, it is safe ; usually helps. It occ. Causes loose stools. See http://kellymom.Com/bf/can-i-breastfeed/herbs/fenugreek/#effect other herbs like milk thistle, changes in feeding techniques, stress reduction, adequate rest etc. Also will help. See http://www.Breastfeedingbasics.Com/articles/increasing-your-milk-supply ; http://kellymom.Com/bf/got-milk/supply-worries/low-supply/#increase. ...Read more

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Can fenugreek help stimulate my milk supply?

Can fenugreek help stimulate my milk supply?

Yes: Fenugreek is an herb found in a lot of mediterranean cooking, tastes like licorice. It has been shown, along with other herbs like blessed thistle, to bolster milk production. You can take it as a pill if black licorice isn't your thing, but it also comes in mother's milk tea, which you steep for 10 minutes before drinking. Keeping yourself well hydrated helps too. ...Read more

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How long can I take domperidone for? I tried to stop, but milk decreased & fenugreek didn't help

How long can I take domperidone for? I tried to stop, but milk decreased & fenugreek didn't help

Domperidone: Is not available in the us due to fda's ruling against it. Increasing lactation is a side effect rather than the original intended effect. The following site may shed light on how long it may be used in other countries: http://www.Nbci.Ca/index.Php?Option=com_content&view=article&id=15:domperidone-stopping&catid=5:information&itemid=17. ...Read more

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Can fenugreek enhance my milk supply?

Yes: This preparation may increase supply in women and with rare exceptions is not associated with problems with the baby. Used in quantities of up to 3x3xdaily it can cause diarrhea in some women. Finding a source of reliable potency can be a problem with any herbal preparation. See hale, "medications and mothers milk 14ed.2010. ...Read more

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How long before i can start taking fenugreek to boost my milk supply?

How long before i can start taking fenugreek to boost my milk supply?

Anytime is ok: It doesn't work for everyone, but it's worth a try. Make sure you are eating, drinking, and resting as best you can in between the feelings. ...Read more

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Can u tell me if eating fenugreek and drinking milk will grow my breasts ?And if they can grow by them then how much time it will take?

Can u tell me if eating fenugreek and drinking milk will grow my breasts ?And if they can grow by them then how much time it will take?

No: You will grow your breasts if you gain weight because fat comprises a lot of the breast volume but it will also grow the rest of you too. ...Read more

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What benefits are there in taking fenugreek, other than increasing milk supply for Breastfeeding mothers?

What benefits are there in taking fenugreek, other than increasing milk supply for Breastfeeding mothers?

Many taunted : It is said but I do not have evidence personally that thei natural herb ,relieves mental cramps, helps with menapausal symptoms ans improves iron and fiber levels. ...Read more

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2 mos old baby, not enough milk, have a good electric pump. Using every 2-3 hrs. Taking fenugreek. Producing only13 oz within 24 hrs. Any suggestions?

2 mos old baby, not enough milk, have a good electric pump. Using every 2-3 hrs. Taking fenugreek. Producing only13 oz within 24 hrs. Any suggestions?

Seek Help: Consult with your doctor and a certified lactation consultant.Above all make sure the baby is receiving enough milk as measured thru good growth, development and happiness.If not you may temporarily need some formula supplementation.Altho breast feeding is very, very important, the baby's health is moreso. ...Read more

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Is there a relationship between fenugreek and breast milk supply?

Is there a relationship between fenugreek and breast milk supply?

Increases lactation: Fenugreek supplementation has been successfully used by many women to increase lactation and breast milk supply. ...Read more

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Is funugreek and milk thistle a good lacation blend?

Is funugreek and milk thistle a good lacation blend?

Fenugreek: Commonly fenugreek and blessed thistle are for increasing milk supply. I recommend mother's milk tea. (at health food store)i have had consistent results with that and don't have to worry if it is a good combination...Because it is. There are acupressure points that can also help increase supply. See a trained practitioner in acupuncture/acupressure for proper instruction. ...Read more

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I besided I want to nursemy son again. I stopped a couple of months ago but I just purchase funugreek and milk thistle. Is this a good lacation blend?

I besided I want to nursemy son again. I stopped a couple of months ago but I just purchase funugreek and milk thistle. Is this a good lacation blend?

Relactation: Starting to nurse again after quitting for a couple months is very difficult. It is unlikely that you would get a full supply, but you can try. Often it will take prescription medication and the use of a very good pump unless the baby is willing to nurse 8 to 12 times a day. ...Read more

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Why suckling in a woman whose already got a baby stimulates milk production while it dosnt so in a girl?

Why suckling in a woman whose already got a baby stimulates milk production while it dosnt so in a girl?

Hormones !!!!!: During pregnancy your body is preparing for being able to care for the baby developing inside. Hormones prepare the breasts to make milk and to "let down" the milk in response to the infant crying or sucking. There is a lot going on inside a woman's body during pregnancy and at birth. ...Read more

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