Many women take St. John's wort for postpartum depression, but is it safe for their nursing infants?
Which herbs can a new mother take to increase or inhibit milk production?
The Nursing Mother's Herbal answers these and other questions about the effects of herbs, dietary supplements, and other natural products on nursing women and their babies. It is the first book entirely dedicated to the use of herbs and herbal products by breastfeeding mothers.
The author of numerous publications on herbal medicine and lactation, Sheila Humphrey, RN, is an OB-GYN nurse and La Leche League Leader living in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Author: Sheila Humphrey, BSc, RN, IBCLC
Soft cover, 355 pages