i was breastfeeding my daughter for about 4 months and then slowly stopped but now i wish i could do it again. is there anyway to produce milk again?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 1:00 AM on Sep. 27, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)
Congratulations on your decision to try and re-establish breast feeding. You can immediately start a breast pumping schedule to try and relactate. I would pump every two - three hours for 15 - 20 minutes with a hospital rental pump (they are the best you can get). I would also start taking fenugreek and blessed thistle supplements, 3 pills of each, 3 times a day. This schedule of pumping and supplements has helped many women relactate. You could also try More Milk Plus (from motherlove.com). If that doesn't work, you might talk to your doctor about getting a prescription for Reglan. It is a reflux medication that has been used to help adoptive mothers and women with PCOS lactate. It does pass into breastmilk but I'm not aware of any adverse reactions in infants from using it. Hope this helps mama!
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