GlossaryGalactagogue: A substance that promotes the production of milk.
Prolactin: A hormone produced by pituitary gland in the body. It aids the production of milk.
Oxytocin: Hormone produced by the pituitary gland; aids let-down of breast milk.
Pituitary gland: A pea-sized gland at the base of the brain.
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