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What Should I Do If My Breasts Are Small And

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Posted on Mon, 29 Aug 2022
Question: what should I do if my breasts are small and whenever I give birth as it is now, I'm unable to satisfy my baby's demand for breast milk, I spend most of my night frustrated because the baby need to breast feed but the milk is quite inadequate? Pleas help. Serfina
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Answered by Dr. Dr.Raju.A.T (13 hours later)
Brief Answer:
not dependant

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

The size of the breast is usually independent of milk production. Bigger breasts need not always produce more amount of milk. It is the glandular component in the breast which matters most. Bigger breasts are usually bog due to increased supportive fat tissue, the glandular element remains almost or nearly same in most women. Smaller breasts too produce enough milk provided they are stimulated enough and they have good quantity of nutrients needed to produce milk.

The quality and quantity of milk production mainly depend on mother's nutrition and psychological status.

Hope, I answered your query.

Wish you good health.

regards,
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What Should I Do If My Breasts Are Small And

Brief Answer: not dependant Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query. The size of the breast is usually independent of milk production. Bigger breasts need not always produce more amount of milk. It is the glandular component in the breast which matters most. Bigger breasts are usually bog due to increased supportive fat tissue, the glandular element remains almost or nearly same in most women. Smaller breasts too produce enough milk provided they are stimulated enough and they have good quantity of nutrients needed to produce milk. The quality and quantity of milk production mainly depend on mother's nutrition and psychological status. Hope, I answered your query. Wish you good health. regards,