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Posts tagged: galactagogue

Tips for supporting new mothers!

Tips for supporting new mothers!

Something we remember all too clearly, is thinking “we wish we knew what those first few months of motherhood were like, so we could have been more supportive.”

We have written a blog on our top tips to support new mamas, because we know it can be hard to know the best ways to be supportive! 

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Hospital bag packing list from a third time mama!

Hospital bag packing list from a third time mama!

Third time around and I feel like a pro at the old hospital bag. I last did this post in 2015, and so I have updated it slightly!  I will be having an elective c-section as my first two were c sections so this is a bag more geared for...

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Nourishing your nervous system and surrendering during this time...

Nourishing your nervous system and surrendering during this time...

Nourishing your nervous system and surrendering…. There will be no other time in our lives where we will experience what we are experiencing right now... I have no doubt most of you would have felt similar feels to me over the past few weeks; anxiousness, apprehension, nervousness, fatigue, sadness, fear,...

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Natural Methods to Coping with Morning Sickness

Natural Methods to Coping with Morning Sickness

Morning sickness or nausea, may be one of the first signs you feel before you find out you are expecting.  Luckily, there are some natural ways to manage this in those first few weeks - and you can usually expect your symptoms to disappear around the end of the first trimester (third month of pregnancy). 

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8 early signs that could indicate there’s a bun in the oven!

8 early signs that could indicate there’s a bun in the oven!

Feeling a little different? Not quite sure what it is? Are you possibly expecting? Today, we run you through some of the earliest pregnancy signs.  Some women experience symptoms as early as one week after conception, while others may only experience some of these after a few weeks. Regardless of when you experience symptoms, it's important to know what to look out for. 

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Gowildmama breastfeeding mother | how long does it take for lactation biscuits to work?

GALACTA-WHAT? – GALACTAGOGUES

What are they and why they’re supporting mums breastfeeding As a naturopath, nutritionist and herbalist, I love to learn about the incredible health enhancing properties of food and herbs. There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t acknowledge the gift that real, wholefoods can give each and everyone...

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Nutrition for Breastfeeding

Everything you need to know about Nutrition for Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is such a wonderful bond, But it can also be really challenging for new mums. Particularly when milk supply is an issue, it can be so frustrating and disheartening. Here are some tips and foods to improve milk supply and quality along with your Franjo's Kitchen Lactation helpers.  ...

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Lemon, Coconut & Maple Truffles

 

These truffles are loaded with good fats & fibre for your digestion, protein rich from the cashews & also contain the galactogue flaxseeds for your milk supply!

All round winner and the kids love them as well. PLUS they will satisfy you and keep you fuller for longer! 

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The Common Oat | A Super galactagogue

The oat is Franjo’s Kitchen main galactagogue ingredient that helps to promote breast milk production. 

Oats possess some amazing health properties in addition to being a super galactogoue. They are high in fibre, B vitamins, manganese, phosphorous and magnesium, they are seen as a ‘nourishing’ grain and also a ‘carminative’ in the herbal world.

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