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Doctor insights on: How To Produce More Milk Without Breastfeeding

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I'm breastfeeding, is there anything i can take to produce more milk?

I'm breastfeeding, is there anything i can take to produce more milk?

Carbs and fat: Breast feeding requires you to consume high quality fats ( avocado, cheese) and carbs, plus lots and lots of water. Plus lots of rest, minimal caffeine and plenty of sleep. Do not get discouraged. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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I bought 3, 4 books on breastfeeding and how to produce more milk with nutrition and drinking water + milk. I hope to b/f for2+ yrs, does diet help?

I bought 3, 4 books on breastfeeding and how to produce more milk with nutrition and drinking water + milk. I hope to b/f for2+ yrs, does diet help?

Kind of...: The absolute best way to make milk is to breastfeed exclusively! As a doctor AND a mom, I can tell you that breastfeeding is supply and demand. Some days you will feel like you breastfeed nonstop, then others it will be sporadic. Lots of fluids will help keep you hydrated to allow your body to keep producing, so water is a must! Drinking milk will not help you make more milk, breastfeeding will! ...Read more

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I stopped breastfeeding my baby 8 months ago but I am still producing milk. Is this normal?

I stopped breastfeeding my baby 8 months ago but I am still producing milk. Is this normal?

Can be: This can be seen, in particular if you are checking to see if there is milk, here and there by expressing, then you can stimulate the breasts enough to cause this phenomenon. In which case you simply have to stop checking. But if persists, see your OB or family physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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If you're having trouble breastfeeding, are there drugs to help you produce more milk?

If you're having trouble breastfeeding, are there drugs to help you produce more milk?

Fenugreek: has been widely used to increase lactatation and is generally safe and well tolerated. ...Read more

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Been breastfeeding for 2 months but the last week i haven't been producing enough milk what could cause this and how i can i produce more??

2 month checkup: How is baby gaining; may have more than you think? Needs checkup first to evaluate. May just need more rest,hydration, vits,good diet....Mother's milk tea,other meds if needed ...Read more

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I stopped breastfeeding two years ago but i still produce milk on one side. Is that normal?

No: I think this is abnormal if you have stopped breast feeding and expressing breast milk completely for 2 years. Check with our doctor please. ...Read more

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I just weaned my LO From breastfeeding, it's been a week and I'm still producing milk.. What can I do to help dry up?

I just weaned my LO From breastfeeding, it's been a week and I'm still producing milk.. What can I do to help dry up?

Cold compress: The best way is to do it very gradually, slightly reducing the number or length of feedings over weeks to months. However, if there is a reason you need to stop suddenly and quickly, wear a very tight bra, put cold/ice packs on breasts to reduce blood flow, minimize time spent in warm showers and minimize stimulation of the breasts with minimal touching and massaging. ...Read more

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Iwas wondering in breastfeeding mothers what's more effective fluids or food?? and does eating more will produce more milk!!

Iwas wondering in breastfeeding mothers what's more effective fluids or food?? and does eating more will produce more milk!!

Fluids: To breast feed you need a healthy diet, and you should drink at least a quart of some fluid (it probably does not matter what king of fluid) daily.. It will help your milk production ...Read more