Making More Milk: The Breastfeeding Guide to Increasing Your Milk Production, Second Edition
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"Every drop of your milk is precious. Even small amounts have a unique mix of ingredients and immunities that continue to bolster your baby's health in a way that no formula can ever match."

Worried about making enough milk for your baby? Get the help you need with this practical guide from two lactation experts.

Since publication of this "low milk supply bible" a decade ago, new insights and better ways to maximize milk production have emerged, making this updated and expanded edition a must-have for anyone struggling with supply issues. Endorsed by La Leche League International and written by leading lactation consultants, Making More Milk offers effective strategies for both time-honored and innovative ways to make more milk, including new chapters on pregnancy and birth issues, foods and nutrition, and alternative therapies.

Cutting-edge discoveries will help you learn:

* How your body makes milk
* If your supply is actually low
* If your baby is getting enough milk
* The underlying cause of your low milk supply
* How to make more milk with effective methods targeted to the cause of poor supply
* How to make more milk when returning to work or school, exclusively pumping, and in other special situations
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • OH, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 1260031152
  • 9781260031157
  • 77,514

Table of contents

Foreword by Kelly Bonyata (KellyMom)





Acknowledgments





Introduction





Part I:Investigating Your Milk Supply





Chapter 1:Understanding Your Milk Factory





Chapter 2:What's Normal and What's Not





Chapter 3:How Do I Know If There Really Is a Problem?





Part II:Making the Most of What You Have





Chapter 4:Supplementing Made Simple





Chapter 5:Blasting Off to a Great Start





Part III:Investigating Causes of Low Milk Production





Chapter 6:Is It Something I'm Doing?





Chapter 7:Is It My Diet?





Chapter 8:Is It Something About My Pregnancy or Birth?





Chapter 9:Is It Something My Baby Is Doing?





Chapter10: Is It Something About My Breasts?





Chapter11: Is It My Hormones?





Chapter12: Is My Letdown Reflex Letting Me Down?





Part IV:Increasing Milk Production





Chapter13: Move That Milk! Pump It Up!





Chapter14: What the Galactagogue? Milk-BoostingMedications, Foods, and Herbs





Chapter15: Making More Milk When You Return to Work or School





Chapter16: Making More Milk in Special Situations





Chapter17: Thinking Outside of the Box: Complementary and Alternative Therapies





Part V:Surviving the Present and Planning for the Future





Chapter18: Coping with Low Milk Supply





Chapter19: What About Next Time?





References





Index





Aboutthe Authors
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About Lisa Marasco

Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA is a board-certified lactation consultant for WIC, a contributing author to the Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care and a Cochrane Collaborative author.

Diana West, BA, IBCLC, is a board-certified lactation consultant and co-author of La Leche League International's Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, Eight edition, Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family, and Defining Your Own Success: Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery.
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