Category Archives: Herbs and Breastfeeding

Essential Oils to Use While Breastfeeding

Essential oils seem to be everywhere lately, right? As a Lactation Consultant and an Aromaterapist I get questions almost weekly about what oils are safe to use while nursing since there seems to be so much contradictory information out there. … Continue reading

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Danger of Drinking Kombucha Tea While Breastfeeding

Over the past week I have had numerous mothers ask me whether or not kombucha tea is safe to drink while breastfeeding. What is kombucha tea¬† you ask? It is an ever growing popular health drink, that the¬†ancient Chinese called … Continue reading

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New Dairy Free Lactation Cookie Recipe

I was so blessed to hear from one of the many mothers I have had the privilege to help with breastfeeding a few weeks back. She had mentioned how much she enjoyed my previous lactation cookie recipes and then shared … Continue reading

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Lactation Cookies to Increase Milk Production

Most new breastfeeding mothers are concerned about their milk supply at one time or another during their lactating months. It can be frustrating sometimes trying to figure out if you are producing enough milk to meet the demands of your … Continue reading

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Fenugreek, More Milk Plus, & Galactogogues to Increase Breast Milk Production

Galactagogues are herbs and other substances that support breast milk production and increase milk supply. The most common are: fenugreek, blessed thistle, and more milk plus. Continue reading

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