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Low milk production: Causes, treatment, and prevention  
Abstract:  This handout is part of the manual "Breastfeeding Your Hospitalized Baby." It gives common causes for low milk production: hormonal or other physical conditions of the mother, medicines or drugs, and infant conditions. A variety of tips to help milk production are included, such as expressing milk 8 or more times a day, kangaroo care, breast massage, acupuncture, fenugreek, and other special foods.
Author: Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2009, November 1, 2015
UWMC Availability:  Lactation Services/Maternity and Infant Center
General Topics:  Pregnancy, Childbirth, & Infant Care; Hospital Stay
Specific Subject(s):  Preterm Births; Breastfeeding
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Women; Partner; Parent
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3609

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