Nursing Mother’s Companion, by Kathleen Huggins (includes a great section in the back regarding the safety of drugs during breastfeeding)
Bestfeeding, by Suzanne Arms
Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, by La Leche League
Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, by James J. Rybacki & James W. Long (has list of 2000 prescription drugs, listing any interactions with herbs and whether safe or not for pregnancy and lactation)
A galactagogue is an herb that is used to help increase breastmilk production in nursing mothers. Below is a list of some of the more effective and popular herbs and some important information about each. For a list of the products that Herb Lore offers that include these herbs, information about which one is appropriate for your situation, and helpful dosage information, please click HERE.
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