Breastfeeding & Peppermint: Does it affect milk supply?

Breastfeeding & Peppermint: Does it affect milk supply?

As holiday prep begins, peppermint mochas and candy canes become just as synonymous with the season as Christmas shopping and going home for the holidays. There’s no question about it. The smell of peppermint is in the air! But, the question is — is is safe to consume peppermint while breastfeeding?

Lactation (No-Bake) Energy Bites

Lactation (No-Bake) Energy Bites

“So, do those cookies really work?” If I had a nickel for every time a nursing mama asked me this…well, let’s just say I’d have a lot of nickels. Lactation cookies have done an excellent job cornering the market as one of those “must-have” lactation boosting staples and so many of the mamas I talk to certainly swear by them. But, if you’re anything like me, the idea of baking a big batch of cookies with a new baby in tow...