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#Breastfeeding Cookies – A tasty milk-stimulating treat for lactating #moms #newmom #borntoeat by NutritionLeslie Posted Wed 08 May 2013 1:15pm Like I mentioned last week, breastfeeding isn’t always unicorns and lollipops . We can run into trouble with milk supply but there’s hope. Along with utilizing your local lactation specialist, you can make these tasty cookies full of food-based galactogogues, which are breast milk promoting substances. When you’re breastfeeding, your body needs ... Read on »
Lactation: Mother’s Milk by findingeve Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:12am So, since we talked about conventional cow milk a couple of days ago as well as soy and organic milks, I thought we should spare a thought for human-produced milk.  I have no firsthand experience with human lactation, so please feel free to jump in with your two cents!  Many new mothers will tell you, though, that they did not realize how dif ... Read on »
Is Arsenic “Lactation Intolerant”?: Study Indicates Low Excretion in Breast Milk by Environmental Health Posted Mon 30 Jun 2008 9:00pm Is Arsenic “Lactation Intolerant”?: Study Indicates Low Excretion in Breast Milk Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Human Milk Sharing by NicoleD Posted Fri 29 Mar 2013 8:00am Perhaps you are an adoptive mama for a baby who had been born into special circumstances. And, because of that, perhaps you believe that, more than usual, your baby could benefit from mama milk. Perhaps you are one of the select few you truly cannot nurse your baby and really want all of the benefits of breastmilk for your child. Perha ... Read on »
What's So Wrong with Human Breast Milk Ice Cream? by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 12:22pm PETA – never one to shy away from controversy – stirred the pot yet again this week when the animal rights organization wrote a letter to Ben & Jerry’s asking them to use human breast milk instead of cow’s milk in their ice cream.  PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) had heard about a Swiss restaurateur who recently began fea ... Read on »
PCOS and Milk Supply by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted Fri 17 Jun 2011 12:00am Last year, I posted about Carbohydrates and PCOS  (and fertility) and at the end of the post, I said there would be a follow up about PCOS and Breastfeeding.  I received a lot of positive feedback about that post and inquiries about where the follow-up post was....so here it is! PCOS disrupts a delicate balance of hormones that affe ... Read on »
Increasing a Low Milk Supply by Danielle2922 Posted Mon 27 Jan 2014 10:37pm When I first started nursing, I had a major overabundance in milk supply. I had crazy engorgement issues & cold easily pump 5-6 oz (or more) any time I pumped.  I took a great supply for granted in those early days.   Eventually my supply evened out and adapted to his needs. When Jase moved to a 4 hour schedule & started teething (& d ... Read on »
Dairy milk and dioxins by russelleaton Posted Mon 24 Oct 2005 12:00am Linda Fitzpatrick (Rest Havens, Hilltown, Carrigaline, Co Cork, UK)  writes that 'cows’ milk is ideal for assessing dioxin and dioxin-like pollutant levels because these compounds adhere to fat and, in the case of cows, are transferred to and eliminated in the milk of the lactating animal.'  In my book The Milk Imperative I give evidence ... Read on »
Reduced allergy milk? Bad News! by mike santoro Posted Tue 02 Oct 2012 10:44am When I read an article in today's health news titled, " Cow named Daisy makes reduced allergy milk ", only one thing comes to mind; once again man is meddling where he shouldn't be. Cows produce milk, like all female mammals, for one reason and one reason only, to feed their young.  This milk, regardless of what mammal it comes from, is pack ... Read on »
Contaminants in Human Milk: Weighing the Risks against the Benefits of Breastfeeding by Environmental Health Posted Tue 30 Sep 2008 9:00pm Contaminants in Human Milk: Weighing the Risks against the Benefits of Breastfeeding Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »