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Domperidone, the Milk Making Medicine

on April 16, 2014 in Breastfeeding, Domperidone

While you may have never heard of Domperidone, it is well known among lactation professionals.   Domperidone is primarily used by those suffering with gastric reflux, but it has an interesting side-effect; it increases prolactin levels, the hormone that increases milk production.  Increasing prolactin levels can be very helpful for mothers who are struggling with low milk supply. Prolactin levels are normally high in mothers who are breastfeeding.

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