A homeopathic remedy to aid in the stimulation of breast milk production, enhance quality thereof and uncomfortable symptoms possibly experienced while breast feeding.
|Remedy||Symptoms covered by specific remedy|
|Alfalfa 6c||Where deficient lactation, it increases both quantity and quality of milk in nursing mothers. Favourably influences nutrition.|
|Cal. Carb 6c||Improves impaired nutrition where milk is unsatisfactory to the child. Nipples may crack and be ulcerated. Mammary glands very tender and painful upon touch and when nursing, with stitching pains and hot swelling of breasts.|
|Graphites 6c||Mammae swollen and hard, with cracked and blistering nipples in nursing women.|
|Pulsatilla 6c||Mammae sore and aching - milk scanty and suppressed – mother weepy when breastfeeding. Breasts swollen after weaning.|
|Silica 15c||Hard lumps in breasts – mammae hard, swollen and painful, as if ‘gathering’ near nipple, threatened abscess of breasts.|
As a general rule, if a positive response has not been seen within 24-48 hours, please consult with your homeopathic practitioner or your General Practitioner.
Suck 3-5 pillules on a clean mouth 4 hourly initially, reducing to 3 x daily until milk production good.
Increase fluids and 20 x drops of Urtica Uren (mothertincture) in 20ml Water/Juice 3 x daily.
Also, one drop of castor oil / onto tongue once daily also stimulates milk. Fenugreek as loose seeds or encapsulated taken orally. May also stimulate milk production (consult your local health shop)