As a breastfeeding mama it’s important to nourish yourself with high-quality, nutritious foods and beverages, but not feel deprived in the process. Skip the lines - and the high sugar content which can contribute to a colicky baby - and come celebrate the pumpkin spice season with this simply delicious lactation smoothie (or latte)!
Are you a breastfeeding mama looking for a quick and easy recipe to help boost your milk supply? Well, this simple (and super delicious) lactation smoothie is the answer. Packed with lactogenic ingredients such as figs, dates, cashews, cinnamon, and honey; this super food smoothie is not only nutrient-dense, but helps to promote a healthy milk supply as well.
“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...
You know the saying. “You are what you eat.” Now, as a breastfeeding mama, you and your baby are what you eat! While many professionals might argue that the food mama eats has no effect on the quality or quantity of her milk, studies suggest that good nutrition does play a role in the richness and abundance – especially with fats and other key nutrients – of your milk.
Aside from the typical breastfeeding concerns you might expect clients come to see me for, can you guess the topic I get asked the most questions about? I'll give you a hint. It's not sleep. It's not about the latest baby-acne breakout. It's not even about whether or not the color of that morning's blowout is normal. Believe me, I do get plenty of these questions as well, but what I'm referring to are questions about nutrition.