Worried about your milk supply? You're not alone! Fears about milk supply, primarily not making enough of the good stuff, are one of the primary reasons that women stop breastfeeding. Here is how to find out if you've got low supply AND what to do about it.
Am I making enough milk? It's a question most new mums have asked themselves when establishing breastfeeding for the first time.
We spoke to registered nurse, midwife and Lactation Consultant Cathy Shortt from Milk & Mums Co to get the facts to help put your fears to rest.
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You know what's not fair? Falling ill when you're a mother. But let's face it; generally, mamas are at the germ-filled frontline.
We've pulled together our best tips to help you survive, at least until the Ibuprofen kicks in!
While the vast majority of women can and do make enough milk to feed their baby, sometimes, even with a healthy, established supply, you might feel as if you need a little boost. Lactation cookies and teas can help give your supply a little boost and are packed with nutritious and delicious ingredients.
Sometimes, for any number of reasons, you may struggle to produce enough breast milk. This becomes especially obvious for mums who may need to pump regularly and who will have a fairly good idea of their usual output.
If you're worried about your supply, need to pump more milk or just feel like you could use a boost, power pumping may be the answer!