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How can I reduce my milk supply?

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In brief: Slowly wean

Whether you are directly feeding or pumping, decreasing weekly by one feed or pumping session over several weeks should work well.

In brief: Slowly wean

Whether you are directly feeding or pumping, decreasing weekly by one feed or pumping session over several weeks should work well.
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
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Dr. Marc Grella
Pediatrics
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In brief: Nurse less, try OTCs

If you have a problem with oversupply and are still nursing, reducing the frequency/length of nursing will decrease milk production over time.
Peppermint and sage teas may help and antihistamines like diphendydramine and Cetirizine and loratidine might decrease your supply. If you have stopped nursing completely and want to stop lactating, bromocriptine is sometimes prescribed by docs for this.

In brief: Nurse less, try OTCs

If you have a problem with oversupply and are still nursing, reducing the frequency/length of nursing will decrease milk production over time.
Peppermint and sage teas may help and antihistamines like diphendydramine and Cetirizine and loratidine might decrease your supply. If you have stopped nursing completely and want to stop lactating, bromocriptine is sometimes prescribed by docs for this.
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