Milk Supply

Foremilk, Hindmilk and Block Feeding

How block feeding can help breastfeeding Do you feel like you are making gallons of milk? Does your baby struggle during breastfeeding? If you answered yes to both of those questions you may have an oversupply of breast milk. Moms who don’t make enough milk often get...

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Essential Steps to Have a Good Milk Supply

Raise your hand if you’ve ever worried if you are making enough milk for your baby. This is a really common concern expressed by breastfeeding moms (no pun intended). In fact, it is one of the most common reasons a mom stops breastfeeding. Keep reading to see if you...

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Too Much of a Good Thing – How to Decrease Breast Milk Supply

How To Decrease Breast Milk Supply “If breastfeeding is so natural, why is it so hard?” We’ve all seen the pictures of the blissfully content mother cradling her infant at her breast. And isn’t it true that they are usually in a rocking chair? Would your picture show...

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Milky Minutes-Protect Your Milk Supply by Avoiding This

There are many things you do that encourage a good milk supply. There are also things you can eat that can decrease your milk supply. Eating peppermint has a powerful effect on milk supply. In fact, this is one of the suggestions I make to moms who have too much milk...

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Breastfeeding and Formula: It’s not the F-Word

I’m Back! I took a few weeks off for the holidays to be with my family. While I consider this blog to be my newest baby, my human family is the most important thing to me in the world. My kids are all grown up adults now, with jobs and lives of their own. All those...

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Too Much Breast Milk and Decreasing Your Milk Supply

Too Much Breast Milk Last time we talked about increasing your milk supply. I want to emphasize that most women, if they are not over-pumping, will have as much milk as their baby needs. Some women however, will have more milk than their baby needs. Much more. This...

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How to Increase Milk Supply

Do I have enough milk? This is a common concern about breastfeeding. In fact, it is one of the most common reasons for a mom to stop breastfeeding because she is worried that she doesn't have enough milk. If you are asking yourself if you have enough milk, or you are...

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