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Amaranth: Whole Plant Resource for Milk Supply

  Amaranth as Food In traditional societies, the roots, stalks, leaves and seeds of amaranth are valued as medicine and food.  In the West, we are only familiar with its tiny seeds that are cooked like rice, or ground into flour for baking.  The seeds are an extremely...

Invitation to Group Sessions

Join our Intimate Group Sessions - Heal those festering feelings It can take months or years to heal from breastfeeding grief - the trauma from our nursing struggles. Some mothers never heal. I've worked with mothers whose children are 3 - 6 years old, and whose...

A Poem about Healing from Breastfeeding Grief

Love and Nourishment are One I still need to hold you near and feel your dear mouth close about that tender part of me where no milk flows. This sacred thing that should have been, this rite of every mother, will not now, nor ever be a bond, one to the other. Yet...

Whether One-on-One Sessions are needed to help you overcome Breastfeeding Grief and Trauma

Hello! I am Hilary Jacobson, CCHT, the owner of this site. I've been helping mothers with breastfeeding grief and birth trauma since 2013. My book Healing Breastfeeding Grief is used by mothers and healthcare providers around the world. I want to help you understand...

Amaranth: Whole Plant Resource for Milk Supply

  Amaranth as Food In traditional societies, the roots, stalks, leaves and seeds of amaranth are valued as medicine and food.  In the West, we are only familiar with its tiny seeds that are cooked like rice, or ground into flour for baking.  The seeds are an extremely...

Invitation to Group Sessions

Join our Intimate Group Sessions - Heal those festering feelings It can take months or years to heal from breastfeeding grief - the trauma from our nursing struggles. Some mothers never heal. I've worked with mothers whose children are 3 - 6 years old, and whose...

A Poem about Healing from Breastfeeding Grief

Love and Nourishment are One I still need to hold you near and feel your dear mouth close about that tender part of me where no milk flows. This sacred thing that should have been, this rite of every mother, will not now, nor ever be a bond, one to the other. Yet...

Sow thistle – a multi-purpose “weed” that is a galactagogue

Would you believe that the ugly sow thistle, that insufferable weed that overruns gardens and fields, is used as food around the Mediterranean, and is also used by nursing mothers to support their milk supply?   Sow Thistle - a New Super Food for Moms While...

A Poem for Gardening Mothers

Blue Borage Time Your furry leaves and blue starflowers Summon bees at all the hours, Throughout spring and throughout summer, Summon all the honey mummers.   How their nimble legs alight Upon your blossoms’ azure shade, They stop and nip your sticky dew, Then fly...

Calcium – its role for lactation

   Apricots — one of our strongest lactogenic fruit, and especially rich in calcium. Calcium and magnesium work together to maintain healthy nerves, strong muscles, and a rhythmic heartbeat. In the brain, they promote neural activity and act as a natural...

Premenstrual Dip in Milk Supply

At about 3 – 4 months postpartum, some mothers get their first period. The taste of their milk changes temporarily and their supply can take a dip. Afterward, her periods might recur in their monthly rhythm, or they may remain several months apart and only slowly...

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