Insufficient Supply of Breast Milk

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Dr. Reeja Tharu
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Feb 05, 2020
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Insufficient supply of Breast milk

This is sometimes a problem in mothers who tend to be under lot of stress and find it hard to relax. A let down reflex is necessary to get the milk supply going, and sometimes this reflex is slow. If there is sufficient supply, the baby tends to demand frequent feeds may continually suck his or her hand and will be slow in gaining weight. Remember there is always some milk present in the breasts.

What should be done to treat this?

  • Try to practice relaxation techniques.
  • Express the breasts after feeds because the emptier the breasts, the more the production of milk.
  • Make sure to get adequate rest.
  • Change nursing positions.
  • Consult a doctor if problems persist.

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A mother, after giving birth to premature twins, never breast fed babies for one month. Now milk is dried from the breast. why this happens and what is the solution to it.

Afsana007

should Pizotifen, Rabeprazole, Montelukast, Fexofenadine, Domperidone effects by baby as i feed by breast to my baby. please tell me.

sobia_akhtar

We have a girl baby of 20 days. she used to have mothers milk every half an hour. whether mothers milk is not sufficient for her. sometimes we used to give her powder milk as advised by doctors and she has a nice sleep. please advice us and need a good diet for her mother.

made007madhu

what are the food increase the milk?

i have 1 and 1/2 months beby girl and now i m suffering from loose motion kindly guide me which antibiotics can i take or can i take loperamide ? please guide me ASAP

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