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Can fenugreek help stimulate my milk production?
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
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In brief: Not worth the chance
Maybe, but we don't know the long term effects it might have on your nursing baby.

In brief: Not worth the chance
Maybe, but we don't know the long term effects it might have on your nursing baby.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dr. Kate Tulenko
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Fenugreek is a safe, well-studied galactagogue (a substance that increases breast milk).
The german commission recommends a dose of 6 grams per day. You should see an increase in your milk production in a few days. Your perspiration may smell like fenugreek for a few days, but this will lessen with time. Also allow your baby to breastfeed as much as she wants and pump after each feed.

In brief: Yes
Fenugreek is a safe, well-studied galactagogue (a substance that increases breast milk).
The german commission recommends a dose of 6 grams per day. You should see an increase in your milk production in a few days. Your perspiration may smell like fenugreek for a few days, but this will lessen with time. Also allow your baby to breastfeed as much as she wants and pump after each feed.
Dr. Kate Tulenko
Dr. Kate Tulenko
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