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Hi there,<br>
DD is 6mo. and I have IGT/breast hypoplasia. Currently I make approximately 8-10oz. per day. I am on fenugreek, blessed thistle, domperidone, and metformin (prescribed by a lactation doc). I have been reading about goat's rue increasing glandular tissue. Did it work for you? It's a little expensive and I'm not sure if it's worth adding another supplement to my regime. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
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Beth
 

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Beth,<br><br>
I took goat's rue while I was nursing my DD and I did experience an increase in supply, but I was also taking lots of other herbs at the same time.<br><br>
For me personally, the two most effective herbs were goat's rue and alfalfa. They're both really good for moms with IGT and PCOS. I also took domperidone which helped a lot.<br><br>
Alfalfa is very inexpensive and can be found at just about any health food store. The best price I have found for goat's rue is <a href="http://www.luckyvitamin.com" target="_blank">www.luckyvitamin.com</a>
 

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I am pregnant with #4 and I have IGT. Personally, I LOVE Goat's Rue! For me the Goat's Rue is the most effect herb for increasing milk supply-if I could take only one thing to help with supply it would be Goat's Rue. It can take a couple of weeks to kick in though, so if you are going to try it I would give it a good month before you decide whether it is helping or not. Here is a site that has Goat's Rue for a bit less than the link that BekTens posted:<br><br><a href="http://www.gaiagarden.com/products/single_herb_tinctures/10166" target="_blank">http://www.gaiagarden.com/products/s...inctures/10166</a><br><br><br>
Also I posted on the other IGT thread a formula for making Goat's Rue tincture yourself, but you would want to let it sit for 3 months before you started taking it.
 

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I just started taking it today and it is hands down the worst thing I have ever tasted. If this ends up working I will be getting it in pill form next time!
 

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Thanks for the link, Cory! I'm always happy to find a better price on herbs. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br><br>
I had a hard time with the taste, but it's MUCH better if mixed with 2oz of unsweetened cranberry juice. It still tastes yucky, but it doesn't knock the wind out of you!
 

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I also have IGT, nursing my first LO 3 weeks in. I have been taking the goats rue for about 2 weeks and have noticed an increase in my supply, I am also taking other herbs; More Milk Plus, fenugreek caps and recently added Shatavari. But noticed more milk after taking the goats rue, i just ran out of More Milk and will not be buying another (this stuff gets expensive!) but will continue with the goats rue. So the experiment continues! I am going to add alfalfa to the list, its cheap and really good for you.<br><br>
It does taste nasty, I dilute it in 1oz of water and send it down with the idea no pain no gain and lots of love!<br><br>
How much does the Domperidone increase supply?
 
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