Everything You Need To Know About Lactation Cookies
Packed with vitamins, essential fats and nutrients that help to produce breast milk, lactation cookies are really beneficial for breastfeeding mothers to boost their milk supply and the body’s milk production.
Lactation cookies are packed with special compounds known as galactagogues; these little compounds work to naturally enhance lactation that allows mothers to nourish and enhance the breast milk available for feeding babies.
When mothers are breastfeeding, ensuring the consumption of an adequate amount of calories during lactation is essential. Breastfeeding can be challenging, and it is recommended mothers consume an extra 300 to 500 calories per day to ensure the body can produce enough breast milk.
Cookies filled with galactagogues are a great way to help mothers produce milk that contains the essential nutrients and vitamins included in lactation cookies. Interested in finding out more about the benefits of lactation cookies and how they work? We share all the information below for all new parents and mothers struggling with low milk production.
Do lactation cookies work?
Consuming lactation cookies during your breastfeeding journey allows tired mothers to enhance their milk supply.
Suitable from 36 weeks pregnant, lactation cookies are consumed 1 to 2 times daily and work to boost milk supply after consumption. Many mothers experience the benefits of location cookies within 1 to 2 days of consumption; others can notice a difference even sooner!
Enjoyed with a lactation tea to enhance the effect or on their own, lactation cookies are made from natural ingredients and have been used for centuries to enhance mother’s milk production by up to double in some cases.
What are lactation cookies?
When a mother is breastfeeding, it can often be a challenge to produce adequate milk to satisfy the baby due to lack of sleep, or simply the body having a reduced supply of milk.
These cases can be short term or long term, and a simple and natural way to assist with increasing milk supply is to complement the breastfeeding mother's diet with natural products such as lactation tea and lactation cookies.
Appearing just like a yummy cookie, a lactation cookie has a unique recipe that is specifically formulated to be packed with vitamins and nutrients that work to nourish a mother to enhance her milk supply.
Made with ingredients such as oats, organic buckwheat flour, organic coconut oil, brewer’s yeast, seeds, and flaxseed meal, the cookies from The Breastfeeding Tea Co. are dairy-free, nut-free, egg-free, and vegan plus made without refined sugar or any refined wheat flour.
The superfood ingredients in lactation cookies combine to create a biscuit for your boobs that provides the energy and lactation boost required to help feed and nourish a hungry baby.
How do lactation cookies work?
Regardless of whether you are a first-time mum or a seasoned professional, every single pregnancy and breastfeeding journey is different, and at times during the breastfeeding process, you may need a little help with your milk supply.
That said, the magical ingredient that helps breastfeeding mothers enhance their supply is the natural benefits of little substances called galactagogues.
The galactagogues found in whole grains such as oats work to provide an increase in milk production, offering tremendous benefits to breastfeeding mothers.
The combination of key ingredients such as brewers' yeast, oats, and flaxseed creates the perfect lactation cookie that has the potential to boost milk supply for breastfeeding mothers.
When should I start eating lactation cookies?
Lactation cookies can be consumed from 36 weeks pregnant, allowing expectant mothers to plan and prepare for their breastfeeding journey.
Buying lactation cookies ahead of time and enjoying them in the weeks ahead of giving birth is a wonderful way to ease the body into the world of breastfeeding and ensure the body is packed with an abundance of healthy vitamins and nutrients.
Why should I buy lactation cookies rather than make them at home?
When you are pregnant, or you have a newborn, it is hard enough to have a shower daily or get changed, let alone bake cookies - The Breastfeeding Tea Co. has made it simple for new mothers by offering a ready-made lactation cookie that is natural, delicious and delivered to your door.
Running out and getting all the specialised ingredients for lactation cookies isn’t easy, and our range of cookies is a simple and easy way to ensure a happy mother and a satisfied baby.
Made using the finest ingredients and available in a generous serve of 14 cookies, location cookies from The Breastfeeding Tea Co. are naturally delicious as well as free from dairy, nuts, eggs and completely vegan for your peace of mind.
Looking for a lactation cookie to try? Check out our range of natural lactation enhancing products
There is a range of options to boost lactation naturally including lactation cookies, lactation tea, lactation hot chocolate or colic tea and cookie bundles. All products contain natural ingredients that are safe for breastfeeding mothers. The Breastfeeding Tea Co. offers choc chip or fig and almond as well as gluten-free lactation cookie options in choc-chip and currant and coconut.
Check out the full range of breastfeeding-safe products available for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers including colic tea, lactation tea, lactation cookies and more in our shop.
Jordana Edwards is founder of Clean Tea Australia and The Breastfeeding Tea Co. Created in 2013 in collaboration with her naturopath mother, Jordana first sold Clean Tea at the markets in Byron Bay before growing her “little tea stall” into a multimillion dollar ecommerce global business.As the recipient of an astounding 5 awards at the 2020 Ausmumprenuer Awards, this business powerhouse has also been listed as one of the 2020 Remodista International “Women to Watch” in business disruption, as well as being a nominee as a Facebook “Community Leader” for her work training, mentoring and supporting women in business in her local and rural area.