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Galactagogues in postpartum rituals

Puja Persaud True Blue, Grenada, West Indies   Moder ammer sit barn (A mother breastfeeding her child). Painting by Joakim Skovgaard, 1883. Via Wikimedia. Having a baby demands drastic changes in lifestyle, eating habits, and sleeping patterns. Many cultures across the world practice postpartum rituals that “allow the mother to be ‘mothered’,” and help to […]