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Lactation Tea Recipe

May 31, 2016
Lactation Tea Recipe

I made this tea and had it warm during my 40 days postpartum- I think it helped me build supply and lose some weight too. Of course, a good, nutrient- rich diet along with it will do wonders too. Please remember this is not the time to diet and lose weight- focus on building a healthy bond with your baby. Continue Reading…

Breastfeeding, DIY- Recipes and More

The Ultimate Lactation Smoothie Recipe

May 7, 2016
The ultimate lactation smoothie recipe

As breastfeeding mothers of young babies, we are constantly worrying if our baby is feeding enough.  It is especially difficult to measure feeds if we’re not using a bottle so we are left to count wet diapers, keep a close eye on weight gain etc. A lot of new mums are concerned about low supply so today, I will  share a recipe with you which will help boost your milk supply.  Not only is it a healthy and highly nutritious addition to your diet but  will keep you feeling full for longer. Continue Reading…

Breastfeeding

Is your milk supply really low?

May 2, 2016

My breastfeeding journey has had it’s fair share of ups and downs. I remember being utterly exhausted from continuous hour long feeds every single day and up until her 7th month- Baby G sucked all through the night despite being on solids. If I dared to pull away for a little relaxation, she would wake up and cry. She also preferred to sleep in my lap with nipple in mouth and the minute I put her down- she’d cry as if in intense pain.  During my pregnancy , I thought breastfeeding was as simple as attaching a baby to nipple where he’d meet with an endless supply of my bosom nectar. Boy! Was I wrong!. Breastfeeding is HARDWORK ( sorry mommy’s to be- not putting you off) but it’s also worth it. It connects you with your baby in an unexplainable way and when you cradle your baby and feed it- you feel intense love and immensely rewarded for nourishing your baby. Continue Reading…