The BEST Lactation Cookies Around

The BEST Lactation Cookies

I never thought that I would have to worry about milk supply with a one year old, but alas.  Little M turned 14 months and started nursing like an infant again (growth spurt? developmental leap? who knows!), and my boobs just can’t keep up!  I’ve been upping my lactogenic tinctures and eating more milk boosting foods in general (read my 6 Ways to Boost Milk Supply for details on both of those), but I needed a little extra oomph.  That’s where these delicious lactation cookies came in! Seriously, this recipe is the best one I’ve found, and I’ve searched far and wide.

Soothing Silver for Sore Nipples

Amorini Silver Nipple Soothers  |  The Organic Beauty Blog

If there’s one thing that comes up ALL the time amongst new moms, it’s sore nipples.  First they’re super sore in the beginning, as we sort out shallow latches and supply and get the hang of the whole breastfeeding thing.  Then, just when we think we’re home free, around 4-5 months, those babes start getting teeth, and being super distracted during nursing sessions, pulling and tugging at our poor nipples, and occasionally giving them a good ol’ chomp.  We’re not there yet, but I assume once the top teeth start coming in at 8-9 months, we’ll be in for a whole new round of drama.