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is there anything you can take to dry up breastmilk??

my sister is stopping breastfeeding her daughter is 19 months and is stopping cold turkey, her daughter is doing good with it, but my sisters boobs are hurting her really bad, shes getting achy all over her body and can barely move. shes doing the cabbage thing and puts ice packs on them and is taking advil for pain

but is there anything she can take to help the milk dry up quicker?

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MomNbabyGirl009

Asked by MomNbabyGirl009 at 10:28 PM on Apr. 28, 2009 in Health

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  • Sage.

    http://www.kellymom.com/herbal/milksupply/herbs-oversupply.html
    hannahwill

    Answer by hannahwill at 10:35 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • stopping cold turkey isn't the best way. she should pump a little bit every few hours and let her body adjust naturally.
    teri4lance

    Answer by teri4lance at 10:53 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • ya u gotta wean ur boobs too.
    lienna

    Answer by lienna at 10:58 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • tell her to definately not drink any alcohol while trying to stop..that'll just make it worse
    tnteaton

    Answer by tnteaton at 11:56 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • Tell her to wear a really tight sports bra. That will help dry them up a lot quicker. Did that with all 3 of my boys.
    azn_ladie82

    Answer by azn_ladie82 at 12:28 AM on Apr. 29, 2009

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