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Can cabbage leaves help increase my milk supply?

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Dr. Kevin Rodbell
Pediatrics
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In brief: No

The best use of cabbage leaves I am aware of is frozen cabbage on the skin to relieve engorgement or sore nipples.
Cheap, easy to come by, and many moms say it works wonders. When a mom wants to increase her milk supply, a multitude of factors come into play, so i meet with her in the office to properly assess her unique circumstances.

In brief: No

The best use of cabbage leaves I am aware of is frozen cabbage on the skin to relieve engorgement or sore nipples.
Cheap, easy to come by, and many moms say it works wonders. When a mom wants to increase her milk supply, a multitude of factors come into play, so i meet with her in the office to properly assess her unique circumstances.
Dr. Kevin Rodbell
Dr. Kevin Rodbell
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In brief: No

Cabbage leaves have been used to decrease supply and engorgement when chilled and applied to the breast.

In brief: No

Cabbage leaves have been used to decrease supply and engorgement when chilled and applied to the breast.
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
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