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by 5 · June 13, 2013 at 3:25 PM

Hey there I'm on day 4 of my paleo plan and have noticed a significant decrease in my milk supply....its bad! My daughter is 4 months old and exclusively breast fed. The advice I've gotten is to add carbs and fats.....my question is how? Should... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · June 13, 2013 at 3:25 PM

These support milk production: http://paleoparents.com/2011/video-blog-ep4-breastfeeding-qa-and-grain-free-lactation-cookies/ Once my hubby got past the name, I had to start making double batches so I got a few. :) (more)

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by 55 · July 31, 2012 at 1:54 AM

She's going to "try" to pump, but doesn't think she'll be able to do much while working full time. I've suggested cow's milk and/ or donated breast milk, she thinks the antibodies from another woman's breast milk will hurt the baby and the baby... (more)

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DePaw 0 · July 25, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Much better than commercial formula is this home-made one: http://www.westonaprice.org/childrens-health/recipes-for-homemade-baby-formula (more)

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by 470 · March 26, 2012 at 6:23 PM

This has been mentioned here and there but I can't source the main points... How much (or did) adults in the paleo era drink human breastmilk?

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Dysnes 0 · March 26, 2012 at 6:23 PM

I do not believe anyone can know with certainty...

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by 10878 · May 12, 2012 at 2:22 AM

So this morning on my facebook feed Lakeshore Medical Breastfeeding Medicine clinic posted this "Three main hormones required for lactation to begin are prolactin, insulin and hydrocortisone, and progesterone must go away (that happens when the... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · September 29, 2011 at 7:30 PM

Leptin rx takes care of this if you begin it by third trimester.

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by 15 · March 30, 2013 at 6:22 PM

My second daughter was born in early February of this year. She is now 6 months old. I have started her on paleo solids, because breast milk alone was not sustaining her anymore, but am still nursing her about 5 times a day and 1-2 times a night.... (more)

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Stephanie_24 0 · March 30, 2013 at 6:22 PM

I am exclusively nursing my 3 month old and been eating paleo for 3 weeks now. I have only noticed a supply decrease when I don't eat enough calories. My recommendation would be to focus on what is going into your body: lot's of sweet potatoes,... (more)