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what can

i do or eat so my breastmilk to come

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:17 AM on Jan. 12, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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    Mikayla_lynn

    Answer by Mikayla_lynn at 1:21 AM on Jan. 12, 2009

  • Nothing you just have to wait . . when did you have your baby? Mine took a week to come in . . . just keep stimulating your breasts . . . do you have a pump?
    BridgetC140

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 1:21 AM on Jan. 12, 2009

  • Before the baby is born: nothing at all. You will begin producing colustrum during the pregnancy but your milk wont come in until 3-7 days after the baby is born.

    After the baby is there, remember it takes 3-7 days for your milk to come in. Your baby wont starve, it has enough food stores to survive and be healthy. Weight loss is normal during the first few days of life. Just nurse ever 3 hours. :)

    Once your milk actually comes in you can drink Mother's milk tea, eat oatmeal, drink plenty of water, and eat healthy. Nurse on demand and pump if you need to as well. Milk production is a supply and demand so if you nurse on demand and pump extra your supply will build up!
    celticreverie

    Answer by celticreverie at 1:28 AM on Jan. 12, 2009

  • You don't want to do anything before the baby is born because what your body produces after birth is the colustrum that your baby needs. If you find you are not producing enough, AFTER the baby is born, try taking fenugreek (sp) it helps increase your supply.
    nvedwards

    Answer by nvedwards at 1:46 AM on Jan. 12, 2009

  • there is a tea called "mother's milk tea" you can find it at some grocery stores but usually at a health food store or any vitamin store. There are supplements called Fenugreek. Also nurse or pump every 2 hours. If you pump, do it until you are empty. You want the flow to happen often.
    jenn714

    Answer by jenn714 at 2:00 AM on Jan. 12, 2009

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