Breast Milk Supply & Production

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Reduced Milk Production

I am breastfeeding my 5 month old and over the past week my milk production has decreased by almost 50%. I have been sick with a sinus infection, but other than that nothing has changed. I work full time, so I pump at work, but I have remained on the same pumping schedule. I was wondering if the sinus infection could be causing this and if so will my milk production go back to normal once I am well. Or...does anyone know any "tricks" to help increase milk production? I did not have this issue occur with any of my other children.


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Using Cabbage to Dry Breasts

If I use cabbage leaves to dry my breasts, will i have sufficient milk on the next baby? Any experience? Please help me.


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Trying to Avoid Taking a Decongestant

For the past few years I lived in New Orleans, which meant a relatively mild cold/flu season. I have moved back to Ohio and from what I can remember, and starting to experience already is basically a permanent cold/stuffy nose for the entire fall and winter. I am breastfeeding and have heard that decongestants tend to dry you up. Does anyone know of anything I can do to help this stuffy nose without taking meds?


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Domperidone and Milk Supply

I have been struggling to get my milk supply up- my baby is about 7 weeks old and not a great nurser, plus I think my supply is just low to begin with. I'm seeing a lactation consultant (we're working on improving his latch) and am taking some supplements (fenugreek, More Milk Plus) and pumping with a rented hospital grade pump but my supply is still very low (I do think that pumping and the fenugreek have helped a little, and his latch is improving, but I'm not satisfied with the results yet). I also rented a scale to see how much he's...


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How Much Fenugreek?

Just a quick question... I am trying to get my milk supply up. How much...


Fenugreek and Labor

has anyone had success with taking fenugreek to bring on contractions. I am...


Does Fenugreek Work?

My daughter is 7 months and my milk supply is decreasing. I know that it is...

Mother's Milk Tea

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Mother's Milk Tea

How long does it take for Mother's Milk Tea to increase your milk supply? How many cups a day should I drink?


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Reglan During Pregnancy

My question is I was prescribed a generic for reglan for my nausea and vomiting, I have never heard of this particular drug and was curious if it is safe???????????????


Reglan for Reflux

Anyone have any experience w/ Reglan for reflux? My 5 week old was spitting...