Need an extra boost for your boobs? Colic-Friendly Lactation Cookies are a delicious vegan & dairy-free addition to your day with the added benefit of boosting your supply naturally. Not only can the cookies be used in conjuction with our Lactation Tea, and Lactation Hot Chocolate, but we also offer a Gluten-Free Flavours to ensure every mama can have a bikkie to boost her supply. Bub also suffering from Colic? Pair our Lactation Cookies with our Colic Tea to boost supply & ease wind.
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.
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.
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.
How long do lactation cookies last?
This depends on the brand. Our cookies from Franjo's have a shelf life of 12 months and are to be stored in a cool, dry environment. The lactation cookies are also clearly labelled with an expiration date on the tin. Whilst they have a 12-month expiry date, we find that they don't last more than a few days due to their deliciousness.
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 brewers yeast in lactation cookies?
Brewers' Yeast has been used in the Franjo's Lactation Cookies as the main lactogenic (milk boosting ingredient). For years brewer's yeast has been taken on its own, as a way of boosting milk supply. As a natural flavour enhancer, it is a great/non-flavourous ingredient that can be added to anything, like our lactation cookies. It is also a highly digestible protein level, minerals, vitamin B, key amino acids and chromium which supports a healthy milk supply.
Can lactation cookies cause constipation in babies?
There is no simple answer as each bub is different, however, choosing a lactation cookie, free from nasties, constipation & stomach upset can be avoided. After scoping the market, we fell in love with the nutritious, wholesome lactation cookies from Franjo's Kitchen. They have considered the sensitive stomachs of bubs and have made all their cookies vegan and dairy-free, therefore, making them the perfect colic-friendly option for mums. Their cookies are also nutritious and free from refined sugars, without compromising on taste. By watching your diet, the signs of constipation, stomach upset and colic can be reduced, if not, avoided altogether.