A Lactogenic Lifestyle holds the potential to change lives. This series will explore the relationship between our daily habits, food choices, and health, and provide concrete steps that can improve not only milk supply but also overall wellness for ourselves and our families
Relics of postpartum practices might yet be gifted across generations. They are kept safely in the old wives’ tales that are shared between mothers. They are sometimes found written on a crinkled, yellow page, stashed away between the forgotten pages of vintage health books.
we will explore two incredible plants that have been cherished for centuries by breastfeeding mothers across Asia, Africa, and South America. Amaranth and sweet potato leaves are packed with essential nutrients and renowned for their ability to support lactation and enhance milk supply.
Beta-glucan increases the milk-making hormone prolactin as well as bringing about changes in a mother’s physiology that promote good lactation. Yet, a clear mechanism of action eluded us for decades. In fact we were told it was impossible.
You may find that your supply is better protected if you avoid the following as herbs, spices, in food or beverages, and as extracts or flavorings in candy, breath mints, toothpaste, medicine, foods and beverages.
“The dance” between hormones in the postpartum is key to understand common lactation difficulties. In this article, we’ll look at how humans and primates “function” as far as choreographing this dance.
More than a century ago, the question as to whether diet has an influence on milk production was understood as important. This small study shows an ingenious way to ascertain differences.
Girls Stories and Fairytales are rooted in very ancient cultures, even in a form of shamanism that is tens of thousands of years old. This re-telling of girls stories opens new possibilities to understand ourselves today.
Fungal infection of the intestines, or that has become systemic, requires adequate long term treatment. A range of supplements that both support breastfeeding and attack fungus are needed to get the job done.
What do girls’ stories and goddess myths have in common? They are both a cover, a hiding-place, for uses of women’s traditional plant medicine.