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Every nursing mom knows that maintaining or increasing her milk supply is the key to successful breastfeeding. For many women milk supply comes easily, for others it can be a challenge. Lactation specialists, friends, relatives, and nursing moms groups will give many useful tips on the subject. There are products out there to help increase or maintain milk supply, from Mother's Milk tea to Fenugreek capsules to prescription Reglan tablets. These products are available at Vitamin and health food stores or even the local Walmart. Many women swear by these products, but they can be rather costly.
The hospital lactation consultant as well as many of the moms at the breastfeeding group I attended told me another option is lactation cookies. I found ready made ones and mixes online. Again they can be pricey. So I decided to make my own. Here are a couple of recipes I found on the web. I made them, they are yummy! I can't guarantee that they will increase milk supply, but in my case I feel that they helped.
I found this recipe from Chicago Mom Source. They are Chocolate chips and the ingredients include flax seed meal and brewers yeast. I found the brewers yeast at the GNC and the flax seed meal in the grocery store.
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This recipe from One Smart Cookie is for Blueberry Cheesecake Cookies. It's super easy to make and taste awesome! The recipe uses Jiffy Blueberry Muffin mix, I think you can use a different flavor for variety.
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