Low milk supply has plagued women for decades in America. But how prevalent and common is low breast milk supply among women?
It is important to know the shape of your breast before you get pregnant and after getting pregnant. The anatomy of your breast does contribute to how and if you will have breast milk to feed your child. The way your baby acts, the frequency at which your baby nurses, if you feel a let-down before you nurse your infant, or the amount you pump are not reliable ways to determine if you have enough breast milk to feed your baby. Many women make about 1/3 more breast milk than their infant will ever consume. Nevertheless, the question of how to increase breast milk supply after delivery tops list for many breastfeeding mothers.
So, what are the possible causes for low breast milk supply?