5 habits that make breastfeeding difficult, refusing to breastfeed at night

5 habits that make breastfeeding difficult, refusing to breastfeed at night


Breast milk (BUT) which drags down is a lot breastfeeding women worry.

There are many behaviors that make breastfeeding difficult. Some of these behaviors are often done unconsciously by breeders.

Lack of milk supply often makes you anxious. Not without reason, breast milk is one of the most important things babies drink.

Not to mention the annoying baby, breast cancer. All these will add to the list of problems and pressures inside.

Habits That Make Breasts Red

Try to remember again, maybe there are some habits that you do every day, which unknowingly lead to breast reduction.

Avoiding or eliminating this habit from your to-do list can help increase your milk supply.

Here are some habits that make breastfeeding difficult. Mother must avoid him.

1. Lack of rest

Recovering from childbirth, the demands of motherhood and breastfeeding can be exhausting. Postpartum fatigue and lack of energy can interfere with breastfeeding.

Concentrate Very FamilyHe explained that this is one of the causes of the lack of milk.

Mom still needs to rest. It is good to try to take a few minutes of sleep to wake up the energy flow.

2. Drinking too much caffeine

coffee illustrationExample. Too much coffee, one of the habits that makes breast milk red. (iStock/chayathonwong)

Caffeinated soda, coffee, tea, and chocolate are good to consume in moderation. However, too much caffeine can damage the body and reduce milk production.

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Too much caffeine can also affect the baby. Some of the caffeine you drink is passed on to your baby through breast milk, which can build up in your baby’s body and cause irritability.

3. Use of hormonal contraceptives

For some mothers, any form of hormonal birth control, be it pills, patches, or injections can cause a significant decrease in breast milk. This can happen if you start using birth control before your baby is four months old.

4. Do not breastfeed at night

Not breastfeeding at night often causes the milk supply to decrease. Speaking Parents TodayProlactin levels, the hormone that signals the breasts to make milk, are most active during nighttime breastfeeding.

As a result, when you miss breastfeeding at night, prolactin levels drop and can contribute to a decrease in milk production.

5. Make a breastfeeding schedule

Your breasts will continue to produce milk. However, the speed at which milk is produced will depend on the condition of your breasts.

You will produce more milk when your breasts are almost empty and less milk when they are full.

When you breastfeed regularly or on a schedule of every three to four hours, your breasts will be fuller for longer. This can reduce milk production.

These are some simple habits that are often not recognized but can cause the breast milk to turn red. Mothers are advised to change or avoid it.


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