“Liquid Food” for milk supply

Sometimes drinking can be easier (quicker, less fuss) than eating after childbirth. Beverages that are “tweaked” with spices and ingredients that support milk supply have been loved by mothers around the world: lactation teas, grain-drinks, smoothies, nut-milks, coconut milk and a wide variety of soup. It seems as though getting your …

For every Mom a unique diet

There’s no “one-size-fits-all” breastfeeding diet. A person’s food sensitivities and food preferences play a huge role. Regardless if a mother is vegan or paleo or eating a standard American diet, it is the job of a versatile nutritionist to work with her wherever she’s at.  My book Mother Food provides the information that flexible, …

“Why didn’t any one tell me?” Food-awareness for solutions and confidence

Breastfeeding women naturally build their confidence by observing how what they eat affects both their milk supply and their baby, and responding to this challenge with different food choices. This honing of our observational skills, and this attunement to our baby, supports our becoming a calmer, more confident mother. Our culture does not encourage mothers to make …

Deena Cannistraci

Hilary, I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for writing your book Mother Food. I am one of the mothers you discuss in your book with IGT, better known as Insufficient Glandular Tissue. I was not able to produce any milk for my first baby, …

Manisha Singh

I am big fan! Your book, Mother Food, was a huge help to me when I had milk supply issues after giving birth and experiencing post-partum depression. I had a very stressful pregnancy and had several other risk factors for post-partum depression. I also did not have a very strong …

Who has time to cook?

The problem with milk-building and colic-reducing remedies is that moms are too exhausted from milk supply struggles or from dealing with their baby’s colic to cook — or sometimes even to eat! Work with me and we’ll make it all easy — or at least, make it manageable. Call: (541) 708 …

In indigenous societies, mothers know that their food choices support their recovery from pregnancy and childbirth, help build their milk supply, and reduce fussiness and colic. These insights are the centerpiece of Mother Food, the book that changed how we see the role of diet in breastfeeding support. The information that first …