Cheryl Renfree Scott, RN, PhD, IBCLC, has been the senior Inpatient Lactation Consultant at Kaiser Permanente, South Sacramento, California, for nine years. She recently completed her doctorate in natural health, with special emphasis on the nutritional and herbal support of the breastfeeding woman. She is the author and editor of the newly published Herbal Galactagogue Compendium.
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Lecithin is an emulsifier, a dietary supplement and it helps support lactation. This article has some good information on dosage and uses.
Read more…. Lecithin: It Isn’t Just for Plugged Milk Ducts and Mastitis Anymore: Alleviating Mastitis and Plugged Milk Ducts
Egyptian Pharmacopia in Luxor
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Throughout history, women from around the world have discovered remedies made from herbs and foods for specific breastfeeding conditions. The authors share some of those.
Read more…. A Selection of International Nutritional & Herbal Remedies for Breastfeeding Concerns