I am currently a exclusive pumper and my milk supply has decreased, what vitamins or supplements can I take to increase my milk supply?

Increased lacation. You can increase your milk supply by nursing or pumping more frequently, staying well hydrated and rested, and by supplementing your diet with the herb fenugreek. .

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Is there anything I can do to increase my milk supply? I feel like its very low. I pump around 2.5-3oz every 3hrs sometimes more give or take

Fenugreek. Take 3 capsules of fenugreek 3 times a day. If it works you will see an increase within 3 days. Pump 5 minutes longer. A normal supply is about 25 ounces per day, usually more in the early morning and less in the evening. Read more...
Be happy and relaxed. Usually plenty of liquids; good food choices with enough sleep, relaxation techniques and mental happiness should give your enough milk. Don't forget to put your baby to the breast every time when is time to feed, it will trigger the physiological reflex of the milk production. Good luck! Read more...
Nurse baby naturally. The stimulation of the real baby on the nipple is much greater to produce milk than a pump. Babies nurse in a burst of suckling with a rest time, whereas the pump provides continuous stimulation. Natural suckling will produce more milk. Drink more water, try going to bed with baby for a day and nursing on demand, this can really bump up your supply. Great job nursing! Read more...

What can I do to increase my milk supply while pumping?

Pump or nurse more. Breastmilk production is a supply and demand system. If you are trying to increase your supply you need more demand- which means more frequent stimulation of the breast, so either pump or nurse more. Read more...
Pump after feedings. If a baby is not breastfeeding often enough, or is not drinking enough milk from the breasts at each feeding, then the mom can use a breast pump to maintain or increase her milk supply. She can pump her breasts in between breastfeedings and/or pump right after each breastfeeding. The milk can be stored in a freezer for later use. Read more...

It is safe to take alfalfa supplement to boost up my milk supply while I am breastfeeding?

Alfalfa ok. It is reported that alfalfa increases milk supply it also is supposed to increase the fat content of breast milk. Read more...

What are some herbal supplements that increase breast milk supply?

Why. Going somewhere. I mean, really. Now that i have your attention, can we talk? If there truly is concern : your pediatrician should know tomorrow, contact the la leche society-french for the smartest, caringest, breast milk gals a person could want. 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...

Is there a way to increase breast milk supply after it has gone low? I've been pumping and supplementing and unable to pump every 2 hours.

Mother's Milk. It's very difficult to keep your milk supply up if you are not pumping regularly, because your body down regulates, thinking you don't need it. Still, a tea called Mother's Milk, found in GNC and other vitamin stores, works well to increase milk supply if you drink it three times daily. Also, you can try Brewer's yeast capsules. Lastly, you could ask your obstetrician for a prescription for reglan (metoclopramide) Read more...