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How can my wife increase her milk production? We are supplementing with formula, but she wants to breastfeed exclusively.
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Breastfeeding
The best thing a mother can do to increase milk production is to put the bay to suck more.
Otherwise, increase the amount of fluid intake. Some even suggest o drink "malta". Exclusive breastfeeding for 4-6 months is appropriate if something else is added bay won't suck enough. You may consider consult la leche league or nurses specialized in breastfeeding.

In brief: Breastfeeding
The best thing a mother can do to increase milk production is to put the bay to suck more.
Otherwise, increase the amount of fluid intake. Some even suggest o drink "malta". Exclusive breastfeeding for 4-6 months is appropriate if something else is added bay won't suck enough. You may consider consult la leche league or nurses specialized in breastfeeding.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
In brief: Maybe..
Good nutrition and proper rest, if possible may help.
Fenugreek has been shown to have some positive effect. And in some women, studies have demonstrated that a short course of reglan, (metoclopramide) a prescription drug , is effective.Consult with her doctor.

In brief: Maybe..
Good nutrition and proper rest, if possible may help.
Fenugreek has been shown to have some positive effect. And in some women, studies have demonstrated that a short course of reglan, (metoclopramide) a prescription drug , is effective.Consult with her doctor.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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