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How to stop lactating after a D&E
Does anyone know how I can stop lactating after a D&E. I was 19 weeks and am finding the lactating very distressing.  Sudafed was recommended to me but I have been told this is no use.  I am in the UK.  Any advice would be very gratefully received.
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I'm so sorry about your baby. I would ask your Dr. I know there was a pill people could take here in the US to dry us up if the mother wasn't going to BF. I dont know what it's called but I know a few of my friends had used it years ago. I don't even know if it's still around but may be worth asking about. Kim
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Hi,

so sorry about your loss.  Try using cabbage leaves in your bra.

I don't t hink there are drugs that are considered safe to use now.  Even bromocriptine may not be considered due to side effects....  Ask your doctor?
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The drugs are no longer available in the UK.  I have tried the cabbage leaves but will try again.  Many thanks to both of you for your help.
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