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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Induced Lactation

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Is there a way to induce lactation?

Is there a way to induce lactation?

Lactation: Naturally, breast milk production increases by increased intake of liquid diet ( eg apple juice, chicken soup etc.). Prescription medication used for enhancing breast milk production is -- reglan (metoclopramide). ...Read more

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What is the best way to induce lactation?

What is the best way to induce lactation?

Nurse a baby: Simply having a baby at breast can induce milk production. Some hormones can help, but they can have side effects. ...Read more

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Can i induce lactation after a few months of not breastfeeding (i need to take meds)?

Can i induce lactation after a few months of not breastfeeding (i need to take meds)?

Yes: Regular stimulation of the breast, either by the baby or with a breast pump, will eventually restore your milk production. You might find it easier to 'pump and dump' while on the medication. Once the baby is ready to latch again, you will still have some milk production at that time. ...Read more

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I need to go on meds for 6month, i only breastfed 11 weeks, can I induce lactation again after such a long time? Im so upset i can not breastfeed :(

I need to go on meds for 6month, i only breastfed 11 weeks, can I induce lactation again after such a long time?  Im so upset i can not breastfeed :(

What medication ?: Some medications can actually be taken during breastfeeding. If you are going on medications the doctors know are toxic, then relaction through hormonal manipulation is possible. However, a baby who has bottle fed for that long may show little interest in going back. ...Read more

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Doctors, can my taking of perphenazine cause lactation?

Doctors, can my taking of perphenazine cause lactation?

Galactorrhea - Yes: Please let your prescribing doctor know about this side effect. Take care. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause lactation? I was diagnosed with a 5 CM benign ovarian cyst and was prescribed lutenyl. Now I am lactating.

Can ovarian cysts cause lactation?  I was diagnosed with a 5 CM benign ovarian cyst and was prescribed lutenyl.  Now I am lactating.

No: No ovarian cyst causes lactation directly. There are many kinds of nipple dischareg and many reasons that are not lactation, you should consider this. Lactation is associated with elevated prolactin levels. You need to be discussing this with your doctor this week! ...Read more