5 Surprising Things That Can Affect Breast Milk Supply

Whether it's something in your diet or stress from the trauma of giving birth, these surprising things could be affecting your breast milk supply.


If you're taking cold or allergy medicine, the active ingredients could be stifling your breast milk production. There's also a chance that excessive amounts of certain herbs (such as sage, peppermint, and oregano) could decrease milk supply. But birth control or thyroid issues can also affect how much milk you make.

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