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Originally Posted by Periwinkle
I take 3 Fenugreek 3x/day. Are there any risks in continuing to take it? It feels kind of like a security blanket... I'm a little scared to discontinue it since it worked so great to increase my supply. If I do/can stop taking it, how... cold turkey? Wean slowly?
Once your baby is a couple of months old, do the herbs work to increase supply or do they only work during the early stages? In other words, if he goes through a growth spurt and needs more milk, in addition to more stimulation/nursing obviously, could the herbs work again for me?
Are there any herbs I'm missing for future use? I'm comfortable taking Fenugreek b/c it's just a food, basically... a spice. Blessed Thistle I've heard good things about but don't know about it's safety or efficacy. Any others?