Can you tell me how I could boost up my breast milk supply?

The hard way . Unfortunately the only proven way is to nurse often and then pump after each session, and to start this process early. There are home remedies that various cultures have used for ages, there are supplements that may provide variable success, but frequent nursing is the most established way. .

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What can I do to boost up my breast milk supply?

Super breastmilk! There are many ways to increase breast milk supply. After nursing your baby, you can use an electric pump for another 10 minutes to stimulate supply. Also, you can take a vitamin supplement called fenugreek, drink a tea called mother's milk plus (sold at whole foods), and drink a non alcoholic malt beer like goya. Lastly, drink plenty of fluids. Godd luck! Read more...

I was just wondering how can I boost up my breast milk supply?

Herbs. Mothers milk tea. Fenugreek and blessed thistle have also been known to help. Homeopathic remedy ricinus 6c can help. Acupressure points (see a practitioner to learn them) can also boost your supply. Good luck! Read more...

How can I increase my breast milk supply?

Pump or nurse more. Increasing milk supply is a classic supply vs demand. If you are also giving formula to your baby, and not nursing or pumping regularly, your milk supply will adjust accordingly. When you nurse or pump, make sure you are relaxed and comfortable and drink plenty of water. Read more...

My breast milk supply is very low in one breast. 7oz in one and 2-3oz in other. Can I increase that one boob?

Maybe, yes. Using the more productive breast more frequently and giving the least milk productive breast more "rest" by alternating the suckling or expression of milk. However, it still may not be as productive because of a reduction in milk ducts compared to the other breast. Read more...

How can I increase my breast milk supply, having 2 months baby, my milk not sufficient already taking leptaden, no use. Please help. Prefer to bf?

Fenugreek. There are several herbal supplements that supposedly help with milk supply, including fenugreek, brewers yeast, and milk thistle to name a few. Double pumping (both breasts at once) after nursing can be very effective. In the us, there is a prescription medication called "reglan" that has also been used off-label for this purpose. In other countries, "domperidone" is used. Read more...

How can I increase my breast milk supply after giving birth?

Keep going! Though your milk supply may take a few days to come in fully, keep pumping and breast feeding every 2-3 hours! it will come! the first portion of breast milk will be colostrum. While not as much in a amount as regular breast milk, it has a higher concentration of nutrients that the child needs. Read more...

I was given the anti-emetic drug motillium to increase my breast milk supply but I was wondering?

Can't answer. Not avail in us, so relative unknown. Appears as cat c, "unknown risk" but probably safe. Similar to Reglan (metoclopramide) used in us which is cat b, considered safe. Read more...

My breast milk supply is low. Anyone heard of shatavari supplement? Is it safe to take?

Yes...Do Not Know. It is an herbal product derived from an asparagus plant. It is said to increase milk supply. I found no research supporting its effectiveness. There are reported side effects including allergic reactions and possible problems with kidneys. There is absolutely nothjing proving that it is safe for the infant. I would probably not use it. Read more...