Using a pump can help with supply.
National Breastfeeding Month is a time we talk about breastfeeding and milk supply, but we wanted to share a few milk supply tips from the lovely Stephanie Nguyen, RN, MSN, WHNP-C, IBCLC, owner of Modern Milk and amazing Nurse Practitioner/IBCLC.
First off, a word on milk supply: many breastfeeding individuals think their supply is low, but in actuality it’s just fine! True low supply is when you are not making enough milk to meet baby’s needs or baby isn’t gaining weight. Ask yourself these questions.
Perhaps you’re pumping and need a boost or you’re working on improving milk supply per your pediatrician. Here are Steph’s top 3 things you can do NOW to boost your supply!