As I promised previously, this article will guide you to identify cause of low milk supply from your baby side.
This is the second part of ‘What Causes Low Milk Supply in Breastfeeding’ series. If you haven’t read the first part, you can read it here.
As we have discussed in previous part, what you do may have serious effect on your milk supply. We have discussed the first 5, and we’ll continue to discuss the rest here. Let’s start..
Are you struggling to increase your milk supply?
Let me tell you something. You are not alone.
In fact, a recent study has stated that:
So, what do you do, then? Are you… taking milk-booster supplement, hoping that suddenly you will get overflow of milk?
Stop, you may have taken a wrong action.
There are primary and secondary reasons that may cause low milk supply. And without addressing the true causes, taking supplements won’t take you anywhere. Yes, you should addressing the causes first, before frantically taking all supplements that you could.
In this article, you will learn to identify what causes your low milk supply in breastfeeding.
Since it will be a pretty long explanation to cover it all, I’ve made this into a 4-part article series.
- Part 1: 5 things you do which may cause low milk supply in breastfeeding
- Part 2: 5 MORE things that you do which may cause milk production issue
- Part 3: Issues with your baby which may affect your milk production
- Part 4: Issues with your body which may cause low milk supply
Do you know what is the major reason for mothers unable to breastfeed or quit breastfeeding early? It is because the mother was not prepared with plenty of breastfeeding-related info.
And then, the situation becomes even worse when a lot of close family and friends trying to give suggestions on what to do. Yet, they are conflicting each other. Which one to trust and which one to ignore, arrrrggh….. And the button gets pushed. I quit!
Do you know that some of the most common suggestions related to breastfeeding are merely myths. Yes, they are not facts, or let’s just say, it’s just an old saying without solid evidence. And these myths can lead you to traps that may disrupt your breastfeeding. You didn’t want that to happen, right?
So now, let’s arm your self with the true knowledge. Learn these top 10 breastfeeding myths and the facts. So the the next time you hear that very same advise, you know what to answer.
I bought this breast pump to replace my old Avent Isis manual breast pump which was broken. I was contemplating whether to buy a replacement part or try the new Avent Comfort. And finally took a plunge on buying the newer model.
How’s my experience with Avent Comfort manual breast pump? Here’s my detailed reviews.