Posts Tagged "Low Supply"

Reasons for low supply

Posted in Breastfeeding Information

Studies have shown that not making enough milk is one of the most common reasons mothers stop breastfeeding before they would have liked.  These mums are either not making enough milk to meet their baby’s needs or perceive they aren’t.  These are two very different scenarios. There are many possible reasons for mothers who have an identified low...

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Perceived low milk supply

Posted in Breastfeeding Information

Many parents are unaware of what ‘normal or typical’ newborn feeding and sleep patterns are and when their baby wants to feed more frequently than 3 or 4 hourly they come to the conclusion that the baby isn’t getting enough milk or the mother isn’t producing enough milk.  Human babies are meant to wake and feed often because: Breast...

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