Not enough milk? Our tips to promote your lactation during breastfeeding.

Not enough milk? Our tips to promote your lactation during breastfeeding.

Women are different in all areas, as is the case for Breastfeeding. Some mothers make more breast milk than others. They have more mammary glands and more storage capacity, which is why they produce more milk.

Lack of milk, however, is not inevitable! There are ways to stimulate lactation and make more milk to feed baby.


1. Food

Food is often the solution to our problems. It is also used to cope with the lack of milk. There are plants that are called "galactogenics", they have the effect of promote manufacturing breast milk. (Ad, fennel, cumin, green anise...)

You can consume them in different ways:

1. In a herbal tea

2. In your dishes to perfume them

3. As a dietary supplement

It is also recommended to drink regularly, at least 2 liters per day.


2. Contact with your baby

During feeding, the breast is stimulated which causes lactaline peaks. For this reason, it is recommended that have baby breastted regularly to promote lactation and milk production.

In addition Skin-to-skin contact promotes the creation of milk. Indeed, the simple act of feeling baby against your skin promotes the secretion of hormones!


3. Massages

You can also massage your chest, this helps to stimulate lactation. Make circular movements all over the surface of your breasts. When you are done making this movement on each breast, gently rotate your nipples with your index finger and your shoot. This action will have the effect of releasing hormones and to encourage lactation.


4. Positive thinking

When you breastfeed, do it in a comfortable and reassuring environment! Don't think negatively with some ideas that might stop the production of breast milk: "I couldn't do it" "My baby lacks milk" ...

Stay positive! Don't think about all your daily worries. Lwhen you breastfeed baby, live this moment with him. This is one of your special moments, positive thoughts will encourage the making of milk.


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