These basics will help if your milk supply isn’t increasing. Have a bowl of almonds on the table where you nurse, also granola bars, a water bottle and fresh fruit. Fresh papaya and oatmeal are a good way to start your morning.
We recommend talking to your doctor/midwife or naturopath.
Lactation Boost Cookies: Oatmeal, Chocolate Chip & Flaxseed
Try this oatmeal cookie recipe to improve your milk.
1 cup butter or marg 2 cups flour
1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking soda
1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons water 3 cups oats, thick cut works best
2 tablespoons flaxseed
2 large eggs 1 cup chocolate chips
1 tablespoon vanilla 2 tablespoons brewer’s yeast (can be generous)
Preheat oven to 375. Mix 2 tablespoons of flaxseed and water, set aside for 3-5 minutes. Cream, butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, mix well. Stir flaxseed mixture then add vanilla mix. Sift flour, baking soda, brewers yeast & salt add to wet mix. Stir in oats and chocolate chips. Line sheet with baking paper scoop onto sheet. Bake for 8-12 mins.,depending on the cookie size. Should make about 6 dozen.
MUST BE BREWERS YEAST (NOT BAKERS YEAST) THAT IS THE MAGIC!
2-3 cookies a day will help with your supply. Also be sure to get as much rest as you can.