What are Lactation Cookies?
Lactation cookies normally support milk production using brewers yeast, rolled oats and other super ingredients that have been traditionally used to support breast milk production. Our range of lactation cookies are freshly delivered from commercial bakeries that use strict food safety controls to make sure they are fresh and delicious for you.
Wondering How Many Lactation Cookies to Take?It is a good idea to start with a maximum of 2 to 3 serves so you can see what impact they have on your breast milk production, as well as monitor for any side effects.
Do Lactation Cookies Really Work?Yes! Lactation Cookies can work for mums who want to support their milk supply. They contain ingredients that boost prolactin, the breastfeeding hormone, and therefore help support your milk supply. It is always best to check with a lactation consultant if you are concerned about your breast milk supply to identify any issues. Check out our blog: Lactation Cookies: Just a trend or actually useful to find out more about whether Lactation cookies are right for you
How Long Do Lactation Cookies Take To Work?The brewers yeast and other galactagogues typically take between 24 and 72 hours to take full effect. We recommend starting with 1 to 3 serves per day and then increase or decrease depending on whether your breast milk production has increased, and how you and baby feel.
Can I Eat Too Many Lactation Cookies?It is good to start with a maximum of just 2 to 3 lactation cookies per day to see what the impact is on your milk supply. While most people won't experience any side effects, some mums and bubs may be more sensitive to the ingredients such as brewers yeast in the lactation cookies recipe. If you notice feeling bloated or gassy for example, then you are taking too much brewers yeast for your system.
Will Lactation Cookies Increase Breast Size?
No, lactation cookies will not increase your breast size. The ingredients in lactation cookies are galactagogues which means that they support your body in increasing milk supply. Many of them work by increasing the prolactin hormone in your body, which in turn increases milk production. An increase milk supply may cause your breasts to feel 'fuller', however they do not increase your breast size.
Where can I buy Lactation Cookies?
You can buy lactation cookies at some chemists and small maternity shops in Australia. The best place to buy lactation cookies is Milk and Love online or in Paddington, Brisbane. Milk and Love stocks the largest range of the best brands and ships orders every business day. We recommend starting with a lactation cookie bundle to try a few different brands and see which works best for you.