Low milk supply is one of the most common breastfeeding concerns. The best way to increase milk supply, is to breastfeed frequently and on demand, drinking lots of liquid and making sure that you get enough sleep!
Nonetheless, for various reasons, an abundance of milk is not always possible for some nursing moms. Sometimes all that is needed is something like mothers milk tea, which can help establish breastfeeding, when it would not have been possible. Mothers milk tea can also help maintain a longer breastfeeding relationship, in the face of challenges.
The herbs in mother's milk herbal tea can imitate female hormones, as it contains Phyoestrogens. Phytoestrogens, which are plant estrogens, perform a lot like human estrogen.
The tea tastes like black licorice, due to the aniseed, although different brands contain different ingredients.
The tea is mostly said to have a “pleasantly aromatic balance of sweet, spicy and slightly bitter tastes.”
True mothers milk tea is organic and does not contain any caffeine.
This tea does work for most mothers, but everyone is different. Most moms agree that they can see a direct effect of the tea on their milk supplies.
Other advantages of using this tea
Using the tea
If you feel that you have a true milk supply deficiency, then you will need to take the tea in conjunction with other herbs. Please read the following pages on low milk supply:
Put the herbs in a gallon jar filled with boiling water. Steep overnight with the jar closed.
Strain the herbs and refrigerate the liquid. When needed, you can pour off a cup and boil. Then pour the herb mixture over the 1 tsp. of anise or coriander seeds. Allow to steep for 5 minutes before drinking. You can drink this breast milk tea as often as needed.
Steep in 8oz boiling water for 20 minutes. Drink one cup, three times per day. Mothers usually see results within 24 hours. Some mothers may find that they need to increase the amount to four cups per day.
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I am currently 33wks pregnant and plan to breastfeed with this baby. I tried to breastfeed with my first born but I think I was just really frustrated …
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Hi! Just curious, does the mother milk tea really work to increase your milk supply? I am nursing plus supplementing now. I am almost 4 weeks post partum. …
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I bought this tea today and I really hope it works because I've tried everything and my milk supply is really low. Not even an ounce from both my breast. …
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My first 2 babies my supply dried up between 4-6 months. #3 I used this tea and he fought weaning at 14 months. # 4 is 5 months I drink the tea 4-5x per …
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Im hoping that this tea helps I have had a hard time producing and my son latching since he has been born. I have had to pump, breastfeed and supplement …
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I am 32 weeks pregnant and was wondering when would be the best time to start drinking the tea. With my first child I was able to produce enough for a …
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This information is life saving!!! I am going to try this tea, I hope to produce enough milk for my baby!!! :)
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