Instead of paying $20 for lactation cookies, here’s how to make them
It’s been a long time since I was a breastfeeding mama, but I’m still an advocate for all things tha tsupport mother’s milk. In the years since I had my kids, we seem to hear about fewer incidents where moms who are feeding their babies are asked to leave an establishment or cover up, but women still need all the help they can get.
Moms have many tricks up their sleeves to increase milk supply. There are all kinds of foods, including beer, that are said to help, but the most popular form of edible lactation support is baked goods with ingredients such as brewer’s yeast, flax seed, hemp seeds and oats.
A friend delivered homemade lactation cookie stomewhenIw as on maternity leave with Avery — six years ago, you most definitely could not buy commercial lactation cookies.
Now, the Seattle-based Milkmakers is selling lactation cookies and teas in grocery stores around the