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Ep. 184- Hypothyroidism and Milk Supply

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This week on the Milk Minute, Maureen and Heather talk all about thyroid, specifically hypothyroidism and how it affects milk supply. The thyroid is a gland found in the front of your neck. It secretes hormones that play an important part in lactation by regulating prolactin and oxytocin. Now how the thyroid affects lactation is a pretty complex issue. They try and break it down for you as simply as they can. Tune in to learn more!

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