There are a lot of different supplements on the market today claiming to aid in lactation. Some work and some don’t work as well.
So how do you know what is best?
There are a few natural herbs that do work in helping increase your milk supply. A few of those are:
- Blessed Thistle
- Fennel Seed
- Goat’s Rue
There is a variety of combinations that you can buy. You can get single herb supplements, blends, supplements in pill form, teas, and even cookies. Yes, you read that right, I said cookies. The possibilities and combinations are endless.
I like the blend supplements best which means taking one pill has several herbs in it. It is easier to take one pill versus taking 5-6 different ones a day. If you are like me, then simply taking Fenugreek alone, for example, won’t give you much in terms of results.
I am also a big tea drinker, so lactation teas were always something I had on hand. Not everyone loves lactation teas. If you like tea, then you will like most lactation teas. You can always add honey or a touch of sugar if you need it sweet. I am a black tea drinker, so no sweetener for me.
Back to the cookies. Did you know there is such a thing as lactation cookies? Well, there is and they taste great (well, most of them). Lactation cookies typically contain brewers yeast as the active lactation ingredient which is very helpful in aiding lactation. Try some! Who doesn’t want to add a cookie to their daily routine? I mean, it’s for the baby…
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