Oatmeal has been an important ingredient for helping to increase breast milk for years. There are no scientific studies that suggest that oatmeal actually increases breast milk, however, many mothers have stated that they felt that they produced more breast milk on those occasions that they did eat something that contained oatmeal.
I anything, it certainly cannot hurt to eat a nice, warm bowl of oatmeal with its many healthy nutrients or enjoy one of these quick smoothies.
Increase breast milk with this delicious, delightful and cool smoothie.
1 cup fresh milk
1-2 tsp pure vanilla extract
¼ cup rolled oats
½ cup frozen or any fresh fruit: banana, peach, blueberries and strawberries
1-3 tsp safflower oil
Blend the milk, vanilla extract, and rolled oats in the blender until oats are totally ground. above in a blender. Add fruit and safflower oil until pureed. Add ice before serving until smoothie consistency.
Drink this 3-4 times each day. Recipe makes 4 servings, only 100 calories per serving.