Physically nurse anytime possible, and then pump when the baby finishes and just pump and pump for as long as you can. The longer you stimulate the breast like the baby is nursing, the hope is your body will rise to the occasion thinking you are actually nursing that long and produce more milk.
De-stress as much as possible. Stress raises your cortisol which effects your other hormones and often leads to decreased milk supply.
Hydrate hydrate hydrate: Drink water, Gatorade, and a lot of tea, especially with fenugreek, blessed thistle and mother’s milk tea.
Add Oats and oatmeal to your diet where possible.
Add Brewers yeast to cookies, pancakes or whatever you can
Videos and Pictures
Watch videos and "hear" your baby cry. See them...Look at pictures, wear clothes that smell like your baby.
Some mother’s swear by Domperidone. It's hard to come by and not approved in all countries so check with your physician before taking.
Flu season is here! The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. These viruses spread through the air from person to person. Conventional flu prevention and treatment includes antiviral drugs and vaccines.
Like most people, I am sure you are wondering if there is anything you can do to prevent or treat the flu. Are there any options besides Tylenol, Motrin, Benadryl, Sudafed, and Tamiflu or just waiting and watching?
YES of course, there are many things you can do! Let’s explore the healing tree for flu:
The most important step in prevention of the flu is your lifestyle!!
Hygiene- Ample hand washing is your best defense against the flu. Wash your hands with soap and water or with hand sanitizer when in public places. Try your best not to touch your hands to your eyes or mouth. Try to avoid individuals who are sick and stay out of big crowds as much as possible.
Food – Eat healthy organic foods. Your body needs all the minerals and vitamins it...