June 1, 2022
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This is a review of the research that has gone into nearly a dozen common galactagogues. An examination of the available randomized, controlled trials and review papers reveals a lack of high-quality research but also offers recommendations to help breastfeeding parents.
The authors of this review of eight studies with 36,383 participants looked at objective measurements of physical activity, finding a dose-response association between any level of activity and reduced risk of death and between more sedentary time and higher risk of death.