Kristina Martin over at Organic Lifestyle magazine recently published an article on how to increase breast milk production. For your convenience, we’ve copied her suggestions below in list form, but we recommend you read the entire article for a more comprehensive understanding of the points listed below.
- Increase hydration and fluid intake.
- Increase frequency of artificial breast pumping.
- Consume healthy foods like oatmeal, carrots, seaweed soup, garlic, fennel, fennel seed, cashews, alfalfa, asparagus, almonds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, coconut, fennel, chaste tree fruit, chicken soup, cilantro, papaya (some say green works better), pumpkin, dates, and ginger.
- Consume herbal teas like fenugreek, anise, coriander, cumin, dandelion, dill, caraway, red clover, red raspberry, nettle, marshmallow root, borage, and blessed thistle.