“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 …

Low milk supply happens. Mothers around the world know this. That’s why they eat food and herbs that increase breastfeeding hormones and support lactation. Alarmingly, our medical authorities continue to say there is no evidence for this effect, though reams of research on dairy cattle prove the impact of diverse feeds on cows’ …