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Thread: What lowers your supply?

  1. #1
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    Question What lowers your supply?

    I know y'all have talked about foods/vitamins,etc. that can increase your supply, but what foods/drinks can lower it (besides the obvious- like stress)?

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2006

    Default Re: What lowers your supply?

    The only foods I have heard of as being milk-decreasers are sage, peppermint, and cabbage. (Although I think the cabbage has to be applied externally for it to have an effect.)

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2008

    Default Re: What lowers your supply?

    Too much fennel can adversely effect supply as well. But just the right amount of fennel can actually help....
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