I’m spending time this week (spring break) to work through the postpartum study guide I need to complete for school.  In the process I found an interesting list in Varney’s of reasons a woman may be experiencing inadequate milk supply.  How timely, someone had just asked this on the Facebook fan page last week. So what does Varney list? Infrequent or scheduled feedings, not on cue Replacing or spacing breastfeeding with pacifier Replacing breastfeedings with formula or baby foods Compression of milk-making cells (too tight bra, engorgement) Use of nipple shields Stopping night feedings too soon Poor letdown Prematurity, dysmaturity Retained placental fragments Inadequate glandular tissueRead More →