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  1. Re: Low milk supply or something else?

    The return of Aunt Flo (menstrual period) can decrease some mama's supply. Read the stickie at the top of this forum for tips on increasing your supply & maximize your pumping output.

    Also,...
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    Re: What's up with oatmeal?

    Oatmeal has good b vitamins too, which are good for your supply :)
  3. Re: prescriptions for increasing milk supply

    Domperidone (brand name Motilium) is a prescription galactogogue, similar to Reglan but with fewer side effects. Since it is a prescription drug, it should only be used as a last resort after it has...
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    Re: Did fenugreek work for you?

    The pills didn't work very well for me, but the tincture did. I got it at www.motherlove.com. It's quite concentrated and works well :D
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    Re: another domperidone question.

    Domperidone (brand name Motilium) is a prescription galactogogue, similar to Reglan but with fewer side effects. Since it is a prescription drug, it should only be used as a last resort after it has...
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    Re: another domperidone question.

    While breast size has nothing to do with milk production, there IS a medical condition called insufficient glandular tissue, or breast hypoplasia. Read here for more info:
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    Re: Need Help

    here's info on the medication to help your supply:

    http://www.kellymom.com/health/meds/prescript_galactagogue.html

    I hope you don't need to use it and other methods will work.
  8. Re: Domperidone, Reglan, not enough milk?

    Here's some info on diagnosing and fixing a low supply:

    http://www.kellymom.com/bf/supply/low-supply.html

    Domperidone is one medication that can help some people. Here's more info:
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  9. Re: Yet another Fenugreek question....

    It's hard to know until you try. Many moms do just fine nursing twins.

    Here's info on diagnosing and fixing a low supply:

    http://www.kellymom.com/bf/supply/low-supply.html

    You might also...
  10. Re: low milk supply & questions about Medela PIS

    Here's info about helping with pumping output:

    http://www.kellymom.com/bf/pumping/pumping_decrease.html
  11. Re: Yet another Fenugreek question....

    Here's some info on fenugreek dosing etc.:

    http://www.kellymom.com/herbal/milksupply/fenugreek.html
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    Re: How common is a TRUE low supply?

    IMHO many causes of low supply are caused by medical mismanagement. Unnecessary birth practices like epidurals, unnecessary c-sections, failure to provide donor milk for temporary set-backs, bad...
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    Re: Possible to change fat content?

    Use breast compression:

    http://www.kellymom.com/newman/15breast_compression.html
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    Re: Is Reglen (sp) effective?

    Here's some good info on low supply:

    http://www.kellymom.com/bf/supply/low-supply.html

    Domperidone is safer than Reglan as far as medications go:
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  15. Re: Fenugreek, Blessed Thistle, Mother's Milk Tea, Increased pumping

    Also how old is your DC? Do you cosleep, somtimes reverse cycling helps:

    http://www.mother-2-mother.com/reversecycling.htm
  16. Re: Fenugreek, Blessed Thistle, Mother's Milk Tea, Increased pumping

    A lot of pumping moms will notice a dip during their pumping careers. It's really a hard thing to do.

    Here's some info on increasing your supply in general:
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    Re: Letdown and supply problems

    Here's some info on figuring out if you have a low supply, and how to try to help fix it:

    http://www.kellymom.com/bf/supply/low-supply.html

    It could be you are just going thru a growth spurt; I...
  18. Re: Terrified of Low Supply - New Here: HELP!

    Here's some good info on diagnosing and possibly fixing a low supply:

    http://www.kellymom.com/bf/supply/low-supply.html
  19. Re: Is there a difference between low-supply and low / slow let-down?

    Bump!
  20. Is there a difference between low-supply and low / slow let-down?

    I've always heard (and been irritated by) the phrase "You never run out of milk." Of couse, this refers to "normal" supply moms, not those of us with surfical / anatomical / hormonal issues low...
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    Re: It's Official

    Yes you can just order it from their web site, all you need is a credit card.

    Here's kelly mom on safety of domperidone:

    http://www.kellymom.com/health/meds/prescript_galactagogue.html

    In...
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    Re: Devastated. . . poor milk supply

    If you need to order Domperidone a good place to do it is:

    http://www.globaldrug.tv/category.asp?CtgID=1003

    Motherlove makes a good tincture that contains fenugreek, blessed thistle and other...
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    Re: Bathing with Baby

    What I have done is fill the tub pretty full, lay down flat in the tub so that I have maximum water coverage on me, lay baby down flat on TOP of me (tummy to tummy) with his head near my breast. We...
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    Re: I'm frustraded!!! please help!

    Your period returning can definitely lower your supply.

    Here's some info about increasing your supply:

    http://www.kellymom.com/bf/supply/low-supply.html

    HTH.
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    Re: It's Official

    Just an idea, sometimes my DS would nurse better if we got together both nakey in the tub, with warm bath water. Something about the skin to skin contact would help him relax and want to nurse, even...
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