Are You Having a Breast Milk Crisis?

Need to Increase Your Breast Milk Supply? Pumping often is important, but pumping longer is really important too, when you want to increase your breast milk supply fast. Add 5 to 7 minutes to your pumping time.  When you get the last drops of milk, extend pumping 5 to 7 minutes longer. Do this every […]

Surprisingly Quick & Easy Way to Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

Massage your breasts often, to produce “let down” Massage – Massage – Massage! “Let Down” affects hormones that increase breast milk supply. Massaging your breasts often will create “let down,” even if you don’t get any drops or sprays of milk.  Massaging is just like when a baby touches and massages the mother’s breast; it […]

Surprisingly Quick & Easy Way to Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

Massage your breasts often, to produce “let down” Massage – Massage – Massage! “Let Down” affects hormones that increase breast milk supply. Massaging your breasts often will create “let down,” even if you don’t get any drops or sprays of milk.  Massaging is just like when a baby touches and massages the mother’s breast; it […]

Maybe the Most Important Thing You Can Do, to Increase Breast Milk. But You Won’t Like Hearing It

Once you get your breast milk supply going good, it is troubling when you begin to see a drop in the amount you pump.  You used to get 5 ounces per breast during most feedings, then it dwindles to 3 ounces and sometimes only 2 ounces. This is fairly predictable, unfortunately. Finally, your baby is […]

Double the 'Let Down', Double the Milk

Double the ‘Let Down’, Double the Milk More milk, more milk, how do you get more milk? Baby is 6 months old and needing more milk almost everyday. You’re eating enough oatmeal to clean your arteries for a life time, and drinking enough water to fill the kiddie wading pool.  Still, after pumping for 25 […]

Double the ‘Let Down’, Double the Milk

Double the ‘Let Down’, Double the Milk More milk, more milk, how do you get more milk? Baby is 6 months old and needing more milk almost everyday. You’re eating enough oatmeal to clean your arteries for a life time, and drinking enough water to fill the kiddie wading pool.  Still, after pumping for 25 […]

Moms are Full of Great Ideas on Breast Pumping and Returning to Work. 4 Days of Tips

Day 1 Tips Plan ahead if possible. Get a freezer stash of breast milk going before you go back to work. Do not just pump at work. Pump at home on your days off and before and after work. Pump while nursing. Pump on one side while nursing on the other. Find a good place […]

Moms are Full of Great Ideas on Breast Pumping and Returning to Work. 4 Days of Tips – Day 1

Day 1 Tips Plan ahead if possible. Get a freezer stash of breast milk going before you go back to work. Do not just pump at work. Pump at home on your days off and before and after work. Pump while nursing. Pump on one side while nursing on the other. Find a good place […]

Dosage and Effectiveness of Fenugreek

Hi Toni, I am unsure of the dosage and how quickly fenugreek works, can you help? Hi New Mom, With the natural breast milk enhancer, fenugreek, the breasts seem to increase production only when breasts are emptied following each pumping or feeding. The milk response to fenugreek can to be somewhat dose-dependent. Three capsules of […]

My Milk Supply is Low and Has Been Low Since the Beginning

Hi Toni, I just have a quick question for you. I am a FTM nursing my 9 week old, and have had supply issues from the start. I have tried fenugreek and am currently 1/2 way through a prescription without much change. I am currently pumping about 4 oz each time. Do you think that […]