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What foods or herbs can make people lactate?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Alan Greene
Pediatrics
7 doctors agree
In brief: Fenugreek
There have been a number of herbs, spices and foods used traditionally to stimulate milk production, including asparagus, milk thistle, brewer's yeast, and alfalfa.
But fenugreek is probably the most used and has the best evidence supporting it. Working with a lactation consultant is my favorite way to increase milk supply.

In brief: Fenugreek
There have been a number of herbs, spices and foods used traditionally to stimulate milk production, including asparagus, milk thistle, brewer's yeast, and alfalfa.
But fenugreek is probably the most used and has the best evidence supporting it. Working with a lactation consultant is my favorite way to increase milk supply.
Dr. Alan Greene
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Susan McCreadie
Holistic Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Breast Milk Supply
Many herbs are reported to aid in lactation.
Fenugreek and blessed thistle are mentioned more frequently than others which include milk thistle, fennel, alfalfa, oats, and marshmallow root. How they work to stimulate milk production is not clear. http://www.getrealforkids.com/resources/real-food/pregnancy-babies/2637-increasing-your-breast-milk-supply#.

In brief: Breast Milk Supply
Many herbs are reported to aid in lactation.
Fenugreek and blessed thistle are mentioned more frequently than others which include milk thistle, fennel, alfalfa, oats, and marshmallow root. How they work to stimulate milk production is not clear. http://www.getrealforkids.com/resources/real-food/pregnancy-babies/2637-increasing-your-breast-milk-supply#.
Dr. Susan McCreadie
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes
Dr. Verena, a nutrition specialist, lists several foods/herbs that promote lactation: http://www.
Drverena.Com/uncategorized/foods-that-promote-lactation/.

In brief: Yes
Dr. Verena, a nutrition specialist, lists several foods/herbs that promote lactation: http://www.
Drverena.Com/uncategorized/foods-that-promote-lactation/.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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