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How does our body make breast milk?

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics

In brief: Mammary glands and

hormones.
The production of breast milk is the product of the alveoli in the mammary glands. They produce milk in response to hormones. For more detail, follow this link: http://www.babies.sutterhealth.org/breastfeeding/bf_production.html

In brief: Mammary glands and

hormones.
The production of breast milk is the product of the alveoli in the mammary glands. They produce milk in response to hormones. For more detail, follow this link: http://www.babies.sutterhealth.org/breastfeeding/bf_production.html
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