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,…

My Breastfeeding Essentials

We are just about to the 8 month mark for breastfeeding. This time around has been so much easier and more enjoyable. I’ve established a pretty solid supply and baby has formed her own little eating schedule. The early months consisted of LOTS of feeding on demand and cluster feeding. All that couch time 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…

Milky Mama Review: Supplements, Treats, and MILK!

Building that precious milk stash is a must for working moms. With baby number two I was determined to build a generous stash during my 10 weeks of maternity leave. I made a pumping plan, stuck to it, and researched an endless amount of supplements. After being unsuccessful in building a stash with my first…

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…