Increasing breastmilk supply

increase breastmilk supply

Breastmilk supply....what worked for you? I found that when I had my first son, I had an over supply - more milk than my baby could handle. That didn't seem to follow with subsequent children however as I felt like my body wasn't producing enough and that cluster feeding was going on all day every day for weeks.
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Cluster feeding is normal at certain times with babies, usually when they are having a growth spurt during the first few days after birth, 7-10 days, 3 weeks, 6 weeks, 3 months, 4 months, 6 months and 9 months. This is when it feels like the baby is constantly feeding but it's the baby's way of telling your body to make more milk. It usually passes within a couple of days after each growth spurt.
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Anyhow, with my babies it seemed to be more than that so I decided to try certain things to increase my supply. I drank more water and took fenugreek capsules. This did work but when I sweat it smelled like curry 🤢😂 so I decided to take a tip from a colleague and try porridge oats. I ate 2 bowls a day and within 2 days I noticed an obvious difference! That coupled with more water meant I was producing enough milk to even pump and save some for when I might need it. In my current situation it will be in 2 weeks time when I go to see Drake & Boyz ll Men in concert in the same week 😁😁 .
Let me know what has worked for you to increase your milk supply....