No Bake Dark Chocolate Coconut Lactation Bites

It’s hot in Iowa. Like 112° heat index hot. “Turning on the oven is out of the question.” Most intelligent thing I’ve ever heard on TV. I was in the mood for brownies, instead I went for the no bake option. Enjoy! I’ve seen many different takes on lactation bites so I thought I’ll try…

Breastfeeding Resources That Helped Me

I’ve put together a list, in no particular order, of some resources that helped me while breastfeeding. As a disclaimer I am not sponsored by any of these brands, although I wouldn’t say no to a few brownies 😉   Milky Mama Milky Mama LLC is a company that makes all kinds of great supplements,…

Kettle Cooked Beer & Cheese Flavored Lactation Increasing Chips? YES.

Breastfeeding mamas everywhere, put down that bowl of oatmeal, and grab a bag of Lays! Their newest Kettle Cooked flavor is Classic Beer and Cheese. What does that have to do with breastfeeding, well it might not be the life-saving lactation powerhouse snack BUT it has helped me a bit. Here’s why: Yeast, Barley, and…

Breastfeeding Tips & Tricks

Breastfeeding is hands down the hardest thing I’ve done in my life. The amount of time and dedication needed is insane. Your entire day is planned around your baby’s eating schedule. Breastfeeding my second baby was much easier than my first. Not because breastfeeding was ‘easy” I just had more knowledge and trusted my body…

Top 3 Drinks for Breastfeeding Moms

Hydration is KEY in any successful breastfeeding journey. Water is BY FAR the best option, but can get old quick! Especially if you are a big pop drinker or enjoy something with flavor. Here is a list of my top 5 favorite drinks that keep me hydrated, taste good, are good for baby, and some…

SUPER Easy Lactation Brownies

Need a milk supply boost?  There are endless amounts of brownie recipes online. This is BY FAR the easiest lactation brownie recipe!! I found 2 recipes I liked and changed tweaked them a little to fit my taste and my needs. What you’ll Need: 1 box DARK CHOCOLATE brownie mix (family size) Milk (sub for…

8 Best Breastfeeding Snacks to Increase or Support Milk Supply

First off, I’m not a doctor. I’m not a lactation consultant, I’m just a mom, who has successfully breastfed two healthy babies. My first time breastfeeding was at best, good. My second time breastfeeding has been amazing! Ton’s of research, trial and error, and preparation definitely made a huge difference with baby number two. Food…