Q&A: Does Age Matter?

Does my age affect my milk production?
ByJack Newman, MD, FRCPC
Pediatrician
Updated
Mar 2017
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There isn’t any indication that older mamas make less (or lower quality) milk. Your milk is custom-made for your baby, and your milk volume is determined, for the most part, by baby’s demand (how much he eats). So go ahead and breastfeed without fear…at any age. But if you are having difficulties, be sure to get experienced, hands-on lactation help.

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