Relactation is the rebuilding of a milk supply, weeks to months after lactation has stopped. In this article, Dr. Gabbay provides clear and concise guidelines for relactation, including protocols for making more milk and getting the baby back to the breast. Herbs and medications used for relactation are also discussed.Dr. Gabbay has eight years experience in the field of Breastfeeding Medicine.
When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrea, Co. Limerick, to be looked after as a `fallen woman' and at the age of three her baby was whisked away and `sold' to America for adoption. Coerced into signing a document promising `Never to Seek to Know' what the Church did with him, she never saw him again. She would spend...