Mothers who nurse their baby and especially first—time mothers worry whether their baby is getting enough milk. This is extremely rare, though. The best way to increase the production of milk is the suckling of the baby. Normally, the production of milk is tightly regulated and the more your baby sucks, the more milk production is stimulated over the long run. Nurse your baby as much as you can in order to naturally increase the milk production.
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Concerns about low milk supply are common among new moms. The good news is that if yours is truly low, there are plenty of ways to increase milk supply. The best news? Chances are, your milk supply is actually just fine.
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Last Updated: August 24, References Approved. This article was co-authored by Rebecca Nguyen, MA. She runs Family Picnic in Chicago, Illinois with her mother Sue Gottschall, where they teach new parents about childbirth, breastfeeding and child development and education.
Many women think they have a low milk supply, but experts say only about 5 percent of women actually do. As long as your baby is growing and gaining enough weight, you can be confident that your milk supply is perfect for him. Feed, feed, feed. If your baby will take it, you can also try feeding him twice on each breast during each session. Pump it up.