MOTHER FOOD is the first book to explain the influence of the food we eat on milk production, and also how our food choices can improve many common health challenges that mothers and babies face in the weeks after childbirth.
HEALING BREASTFEEDING GRIEF is the first book to explain the unique suffering that overcomes some mothers when they struggle through breastfeeding challenges. Jacobson leads you through methods to understand, lift and resolve the burden of that suffering.
A MOTHER'S GARDEN OF GALACTAGOGUES is the first book to teach how to grow plants that support milk production, both inside the home and outdoors. She opens our eyes to the herbs, weeds, flowers and trees growing around us, and to the medicinal benefits they provide for nursing mothers. Jacobson shows how to be more in touch with the natural world--even if just sprouting beans on the kitchen counter.
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An overview of blog posts according to its topic, for your convenience. Breastfeeding and Lactation PostsSome Causes of Low Milk Supply that Respond to Foods and Herbs Beta-Glucans and the Dual Roles of Prolactin: a detective story The Postpartum Dance...
This is an excerpt from Matthew Woods book Holistic Medicine and the Extracellular Matrix, from google-books. It is posted as class work, and available for those students with the URL. The content will eventually be filled out with details and the excerpt reduced in...
IntroA handful of our valued lactogenic foods—oats, barley, brewer’s and nutritional yeast, seaweed and medicinal mushrooms—are blessed by a molecule called beta-glucan. It might seem obvious that beta-glucan increases the milk-making hormone prolactin as well as...
Herbs that can Reduce Milk Supply: To learn why some mothers have more risk than others for low milk supply, read here. 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...
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