by Alicia C. Simpson
An essential addition to the breastfeeding bookshelf – packed with proven strategies and foods that will maximise mum’s supply of breast milk. Breastfeeding mums, and expectant mothers who are deciding whether to breastfeed, share a common concern: Will I make enough milk?
In Boost Your Breast Milk, lactation expert Alicia C. Simpson offers practical and clear guidance on nursing, how to recognise low milk supply, and what to do if it happens, including:
•Breastfeeding basics – preparing to nurse, latching techniques, and scheduling feedings
•The causes of low milk supply and milk slumps
•In-depth information on nursing mothers’ nutritional needs
•75 recipes that make the most of lactogenic, or milkboosting ingredients
Oats, whole grains, beans and legumes, and papaya are just some of the foods that support milk production. These are dishes that the whole family can enjoy, with the added benefit of keeping mum healthy and well supplied with milk for baby!