Herbs And Breastfeeding : Herbal Galactagogues To Increase Breast Milk

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Galactagogues are those herbs that establish and promote the flow of mother's milk. They often have high calcium contents and vary in taste. Many of the following herbs can be taken as herbal teas, giving the added benefit of liquid intake to also help to increase milk. It's important for nursing moms to pay attention to liquid intake and stay well hydrated.