I made these lactation cookies to promote milk production for breastfeeding. They’re yummy! My supply is actually an oversupply. I ate these in the days leading up to giving birth as well as after Kurt was born. Perhaps they had something to do with the abundance of milk I came into.
I came up with the recipe based on a few that I looked at online. It seems like the key ingredients for milk production are probably:
- Brewer’s yeast (can not use any other kind of yeast – not nutritional yeast or other)
- Ground flaxseed (also helpful for treating PCOS)
- Oats and wheat germ (fiber is supposed to be good for milk supply)
- Organic Butter (healthy animal fat)
It’s very easy to veganize this recipe; instructions for both regular and vegan are below.
Ingredients (with vegan option)
- 3 tablespoons ground flaxseed
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If you can believe it, my sweet baby boy Kurt turned 3 months old (13 weeks) last Friday!
We are pretty sure he is over 20 pounds. What a bruiser. And yes, he does always have that smile on his face. He is honestly the perfect baby – never cries and always makes me laugh.
There are a lot of items that people will tell you that you have to have for a baby. Well, turns out – you don’t actually need much. Here are the items from our registry (or that we just bought ourselves) that we actually use.
1) Arm’s Reach Cosleeper: Arm’s Reach Concepts Mini Convertible Arc Co-Sleeper Bedside Bassinet, Cocoa/Natural
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Saw this favorites post and decided to do my own…
Name your favorite…
Person: Bobby and Kurt of course.
Color: purple (always has been)
Food: Salads; it’s summertime.
Smell: Tough one – but I’m digging Honeysuckle. I’ve been using this Demeter perfume for the last 8+ years
I also love the smell of fresh green air when I leave the city. I love New York but I miss the smell of nature. The places I most often visit are New Jersey (family), Westchester (friends), and Long Island (beach).
Book: I don’t have a favorite book, but I’m currently reading Salvation Creek by Susan Duncan, an Australian writer. (Been reading this for awhile; I keep leaving it at work.)
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