Foods to Increase Your Milk Supply

Today I learned something interesting from my sister in law and after successfully googling it, 
I felt the need to share it with all of my mommy friends. 
Apparently oatmeal is a great food to help increase your milk production. 

Sayyy whatttt?

I'll take a whole truck load of Quaker oatmeal please. 
Actually, make that two truck loads. 

This girl here wants to have an amazing supply. 
Turns out my sister in law eats oatmeal everyday (not originally knowing it helped with production)
and with a one month old baby she has managed to fill up two freezers with milk on top of feeding.
That's pretty amazing. 

Three things I truly hope for with my Little Bit:
1). A healthy baby
2). A safe, natural delivery
3.) The ability to keep her on my milk for a year

So after learning this new fact about oatmeal, I searched Google for more foods that supposedly increase
your milk production so I could share it with you all! Source // Source // Source

  • Oatmeal (whole grains) 
  • Spinach (dark, leafty veggies)
  • Carrots 
  • Hummus
  • Papaya
  • Asparagus
  • Brown Rice
  • Apricots
  • Figs and Dates
  • Salmon
  • Water
  • Garlic
  • Turmeric
  • Ginger
  • Nuts
  • Certain Seeds (ex, Fennel, Cumin, Dill)

I'm sure there are many more foods, spices and snacks that will naturally increase your milk supply. But here are just some general ones that I found listed repeatedly. It seems that Oats, Green, Leafy vegetables and Carrots seem to be among the most popular. Click on the sources for specific reasons as to why these help with your supply. I basically just made a good shopping list for you! 

Do you know of any foods to 
increase your milk supply?

Sasha Savoy

Sasha is the owner and founder of The Mushy Mommy, a natural mother and baby boutique and The Mushy Mommy Village. She is a SAHM who works hard at living as minimal and unprocessed as possible, but never claims perfection. Her mission is to inspire, encourage, enlighten and empower mothers all over to feel good about their choices, to make healthy choices and to enjoy motherhood and all of its beauty and chaos.