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Divya Sinha Parikh

Too Much Milk: Evaluation and Management of Hyperlactation


The objectives of this lecture are to understand the definition, pathophysiology, and basic management of hyperlactation. Topics discussed with include proposed mechanisms leading to hyperlactation, health effects on mother and baby, and approach to diagnosis and management. Participants will learn key history and physical findings for hyperlactation, behavioral interventions to reduce milk supply, herbal and medical interventions to reduce milk supply, and will learn how to determine which dyads would benefit from medical intervention.