FAQ: Why do I feel Oversupply?
Just as low supply is a problem, oversupply too is a problem lying on the other end of the continuum.
Usually, the milk supply gets established and adjusted as per the baby's needs in the first 6 weeks. This is a crucial time to ensure that the baby's actual needs are communicated to the mother's body and a balance between demand and supply is stricken. If the baby doesn't nurse optimally at the breast, the supply takes a hit. Similarly, if breast milk requirement is communicated to the mother's body in access, the supply increases more than the baby's actual needs - resulting in oversupply.
Some common causes of oversupply :
How to determine if you have an oversupply? Signs to look out for :
How to manage oversupply?
Bringing the supply down to match the baby's needs.
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