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Can you suggest ways to increase breast milk? Is Lactogen 1 good for newborns?

Hi, i am a mother of 2months old boy and much worried about him coz he doesnt get enough milk when i lactate him. His birth was natural and there was no secretion of milk after the delivery and after 2 days one of the doctors advised to give lactogen 1 for him as a substitute for breastmilk .can anyone suggest any ways to increase breast milk as i want to breast feed him. also i want to know whether giving lactogen 1 is good for my new born.... whether lactogen 1 is best or cow milk is best for my baby. Completely worried about him..kindly help!
Asked On : Mon, 24 Dec 2012
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Hi
Thank you for your query
Firstly nothing can replace breast milk. There are certain medications available for increasing your breast milk. You consult your gynecologist or pediatrician for a prescription. And lactogen 1 is specifically designed for newborns. So it is alright to give it to your baby. If its costly, cow's milk is also an alternative. Hope this helps
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Answered: Wed, 26 Dec 2012
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