Over-Lactating breasts isn’t a common condition, usually concerns over not having enough milk are more usual for new mothers. Symptoms of over lactation for mothers can be engorged breasts, plugged ducts and mastitis. For babies it can lead to fussing, gassiness, and hiccupping. A potential cause for this condition may be that the milk ejection reflex is overactive. However, over lactation is a relatively easy condition to solve. You can try to avoid pumping, because once you pump you are sending your body signals to produce more milk. Try to relax during feeding and alternate feeding positions. A laid down position will be helpful as gravity will help reduce the flow of milk. Often, the problem will pass as your body begins to settle into a routine and learns how much milk your baby will need to consume.
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