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Breast Milk Supply

Learn how to tell if you have a good supply of breastmilk and how to increase your supply of breastmilk with things like pumping and herbs such as fenugreek.
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Parenting Tips
Submit your parenting tips for coping with common breastfeeding issues and problems. Have you had to build up a poor milk supply? What worked for you?

Is your baby getting enough breast milk?
Breastfeeding mothers frequently ask how to know their babies are getting enough milk. Review the ways of knowing, including having regular bowel movements, frequent wet diapers and good weight gain.

Fenugreek
Treatments for common breastfeeding problems, including using herbs, such as fenugreek and blessed thistle to increase your breast milk supply.

Breast Compression
The purpose of breast compression is to continue the flow of milk to the baby once the baby no longer drinks on his own, and thus keep him drinking milk. Breast compression simulates a letdown reflex and often stimulates a natural letdown reflex to occur.

Low Milk Supply & Breastfeeding With Thyroid Problems
Learn about why some thyroid patients seem to have such tremendous difficulty with low milk supply when attempting to breastfeed and what you can do about it.

Tips for Pumping Breast Milk
Helpful hints to ease breast milk pumping and pump selection, since effective pumping can help you build up your supply of breastmilk.

How Can I Increase My Milk Supply?
Tips from La Leche League on increasing your supply of breast milk.

Increasing Low Milk Supply
Learn about how you can tell if you have a problem with your breastmilk supply and what you can do to increase your supply of breastmilk.

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