The Omega-3 DHA Test is designed for breastfeeding women to measure the level of DHA in a mother's milk.
After delivering your baby it's best to measure your breast milk DHA levels approximately 2-4 weeks after delivery. This will allow you to make the necessary changes to your diet if your DHA levels are low.
If your DHA levels are good after your first test and you maintain a healthy lifestyle, the one test is enough. However, if your levels are low, and you increase your intake of DHA (via fish or fish oil pills), then you can take the test as soon as two weeks after your previous test. Yes, your DHA levels in your breast milk can improve in as little as 2 weeks.
Because premature infants missed out on some time for brain DHA accumulation they tend to have a greater need for DHA. Mothers of premature infants can safely increase their Milks DHA levels by supplementing with up to 800 mg DHA per day.