Milk Supply

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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Foremilk, Hindmilk and Block Feeding

The Best or Works For Us? If you read a book, or magazine article, or check the all-knowing internet, you will find advice on the best of breastfeeding. The best way to breastfeed. The best bottle for a breastfed baby. The best breastfeeding accessories. Why does...

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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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