Background - My wife just gave birth a couple days ago. Our 4th child, she is 44, never had an issue with the others. Thanks
How is she feeding? Breastfeeding? Exclusively pumping? Doing both? Is she getting enough water and calories?
Also at first most women don’t produce much because baby doesn’t need much. Might be her body just doing what baby needs
I agree with B, the first couple days after both of my daughters were born I barley created any milk (colostrum) then 3-4 days my milk came rushing in. I also agree with making sure she has plenty of water, food and rest too. With my first daughter when I noticed my supply getting a little low, I would drink Mothers Milk Tea, and it really seemed to help.
Thanks for the advice, just want to be as supportive as possible.
It took a week for my milk to come in after giving birth. I would recommend just nursing as often as possible.
Mothers milk tea, lots of water
I had the same thing and was told it was normal in the beginning. My supply started to come in around 3 weeks but it was still low. I increased it dramatically by taking in more calories, pumping and breastfeeding, sleeping as much as possible and taking a lactation supplement. Many supplements on the market contain fenugreek which actually decreased my supply so I switched to fenugreek free supplements and also made my own lactation cookies.
It was definitely work to get my supply to increase but I am now at 40 oz per day and keeping up with my LO. Oh and also chug water like crazy! Hope this helps...
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