Making More Milk: The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide, is a comprehensive guide to low supply issues and effective ways to increase supply and to maintain supply away from the baby. This book clearly explains how the breast makes milk and how babies feed at the breast, and a range of possible problems with supply and possible solutions. Making More Milk is endorsed by La Leche League International, and includes a foreword by Martha Sears (co-author of The Baby Book, The Breastfeeding Book, The Fussy Baby).
- investigating your milk supply (anatomy, what’s normal, identifying problems),
- making the most of what you have (supplementing without decreasing supply, getting off to a good start),
- investigating low production (is it you/the baby/your breasts/your hormones),
- increasing milk production (physical techniques, foods, herbs, medications),
- special situations (preemies, multiples and relactation),
- coping with low supply,
- preparing for a future baby.
The authors: Diana West BA IBCLC is an international board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) in private practice, is the co-author with Dr. Elliot Hirsch of Breastfeeding After Breast and Nipple Procedures, author of the Clinician’s Breastfeeding Triage Tool and Defining Your Own Success: Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery, as well as numerous magazine articles. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA). Diana has a bachelor’s degree in psychology, is a retired La Leche League leader and administrator of the popular bfar.org, lowmilksupply.org, and lactspeak.com websites. Lisa Marasco MA IBCLC has worked with breastfeeding mothers for over twenty years, first as a La Leche League leader and then as an international board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) since 1993. She holds a master’s degree in human development with specialization in lactation and is recognized for her expertise in milk production problems. Lisa is a contributing author to Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice and continues to research, write, and speak as she pursues answers to milk supply mysteries.