Diagnosis and Management of Breast Milk Oversupply

@article{Trimeloni2016DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and Management of Breast Milk Oversupply},
  author={Lauren Trimeloni and Jeanne P Spencer},
  journal={The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={29},
  pages={139 - 142}
}
Managing breastfeeding problems is an essential part of newborn care. While much is written on breast milk undersupply, little is written on oversupply, sometimes known as hyperlactation or hypergalactia. Infants of mothers with oversupply may have increased or decreased weight gain. Some may have large, frothy stools. They may develop a disordered latch. Mothers may report overly full, leaking breasts. Thyroid function should be assessed. Treatment is mostly anecdotal and includes methods to… 

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