Many new mothers worry about their milk supplies. The good news is that most mothers can supply enough for their babies' needs if their breasts are effectively drained often enough, and many things that feel like low milk supply actually aren't. Be sure to check out "Do I have enough milk?" and "Low Milk Supply False Alarms", if you haven't already.
If you think you do need to increase your supply, here are some pages and threads to check out --
:lll LLL Sources
LLLI FAQ: › How can I increase my milk supply?
› I'm pumping my milk to feed my baby, but my supply is going down. What can I do?
Info sheets: › Increasing Your Milk Unusual Situations: › Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (from Leaven, LLL Leader magazine)
› The Impact of Thyroid Dysfunction on Lactation (from Breastfeeding Abstracts)
:world Non-LLL Sources
The Breastfeeding Mother's Guide to Making More Milk
by retired LLL Leaders Diana West and Lisa Marasco
Defining your Own Success: Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery
by Diana West
:tag Tagged Forum Threads
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General: milk supply
low milk supply
decreased supply/reduced milk production
Maintaining/increasing supply: maintaining milk supply
increasing milk supply
pumping to increase supply
Uneven/lopsided: one side produces less/uneven milk production
decreased supply on one side
Pumping and supply: pumping to increase supply
decreased supply while pumping
Illness/infection: low supply after illness
low supply after mastitis
Effect of hormones: milk supply during period
milk supply during pregnancy
Long term: extended breastfeeding and supply
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