Domperidone (can be prescribed) for insufficient lactation in new mothers

Many mothers face the problem of not having enough milk supply during first few weeks after birth. They sometimes have to resort to formula milk to meet the demand of the newborn. The breastfeeding rates in UK are amongst the lowest in Europe.

There is enough evidence to prove that Domperidone (an anti sickness medication), is effective in increasing the lactation in new mothers. It has few side effects like dry mouth, tiredness and malaise. There is an extrememly small risk of arrythmia in people who are susceptible to heart arrythmias. Otherwise it’s very well tolerated and produces good results.