Breast milk

How To Boost Your Breast Milk: The Secret of Masa

March 12, 2021

So I’ve been writing a lot about breast milk lately because, frankly, breast feeding is about all I do these days. Man, it takes all day it seems. My housekeeper - one of the most wonderful women in my life - brought me an elixir from an old family recipe to help me increase my [...]

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The Magic of Fenugreek for Breast Milk

February 24, 2021

Fenugreek is the miracle breast feeding herb! It’s been taken for centuries to increase breast milk production. In fact, I read that it can increase a woman’s milk production by up to 900% if you can believe that. I’m taking fenugreek now and have definitely noticed an increase in my milk supply, though I’m not [...]

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Increase Your Breast Milk With Mamatini

February 17, 2021

Oh me, oh my, oh Mamatini. Mamatini- what a great name, no? You know you’re in California when your lactation consultant recommends this new herbal drink to increase your milk production. Mine did and, while wary, I thought I’d give it a try. I need all the help I can get with this whole breast [...]

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Have We Become Our Own Wet Nurses?

March 19, 2021

I was reading an article in the New Yorker about breastfeeding and was stunned at the idea that we, as mothers, may becoming our own wet nurses because of the preference of pumping over breastfeeding.  As a mother who had difficulty with breast feeding because my milk had trouble traveling down my milk ducts to [...]

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