Last Updated on Aug 12, 2016

Glossary

Galactagogue: 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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