THE EFFECT OF FENUGREEK HERBAL TEA AND PALM DATES ON BREAST MILK PRODUCTION AND INFANT WEIGHT

@article{Sakka2014THEEO,
  title={THE EFFECT OF FENUGREEK HERBAL TEA AND PALM DATES ON BREAST MILK PRODUCTION AND INFANT WEIGHT},
  author={Abeer El Sakka and Mostafa Salama and Kareem Salama},
  journal={Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={6},
  pages={0-0}
}
Background: Artificial or natural substances called galactagogues may assist the production of breast milk. [] Key Method Methods: Seventy-five puerperal women were randomly assigned for two weeks to one of three groups: herbal tea with fenugreek (n = 25), palm dates (n = 25) or no galactagogue as control (n = 25).  Maternal milk volume was measured through manual pumping of breasts on the third postpartum day. Infants were weighed on days (0, 3, 7, &14) using an infant scale.

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