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How do I keep my milk supply up?

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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics
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In brief: Pump

You can increase your breast milk supply by pumping or nursing more frequently.
Also, be sure to drink plenty of water as increased hydration will improve your milk production. Good overall nutrition is equally important.

In brief: Pump

You can increase your breast milk supply by pumping or nursing more frequently.
Also, be sure to drink plenty of water as increased hydration will improve your milk production. Good overall nutrition is equally important.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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In brief: Keep milk flowing

By getting your baby on your breast repeatedly for feedings you will be continuously replenishing your supply.
If your baby needs you to increase production she may bring her feeds closer together to allow further emptying, therefore signaling your body to make more milk. You can also pump after each feed to truly empty to get the same result. Good hydration is also key.

In brief: Keep milk flowing

By getting your baby on your breast repeatedly for feedings you will be continuously replenishing your supply.
If your baby needs you to increase production she may bring her feeds closer together to allow further emptying, therefore signaling your body to make more milk. You can also pump after each feed to truly empty to get the same result. Good hydration is also key.
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