What is Fenugreek?
Fenugreek, or trigonella foenum-graecum, is a plant from India and the Mediterranean. It has been used by generations of women to promote breast milk production.
I’ve heard Fenugreek gives off a maple syrup odor, is that true?
The Fenugreek herb has a natural maple scent. When taking a Fenugreek supplement, a maple syrup odor may occur in perspiration or urine. But don’t worry – the scent does not need to be present for Milkflow to be working!
What is Blessed Thistle?
Blessed Thistle is a plant found in the Mediterranean region of the world and is related to asters and daisies. In many places, it’s considered a noxious weed. (Fortunately, we know better!) Blessed Thistle is a known galactagogue, recognized for its ability to help increase breast milk production.
Does Milkflow Oatmeal Raisin Lactation Cookie Mix contain dairy, gluten, and soy?
Milkflow Oatmeal Raisin Lactation Cookie Mix contains gluten and soy, but is dairy-free. For a completely dairy-free lactation cookie, use a butter substitute to prepare your cookies!
What are the baking instructions for Milkflow Oatmeal Raisin Lactation Cookie Mix?
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Combine cookie mix, softened butter or butter substitute (4 Tbsp) and 1 egg in a bowl. Mix well by hand, or use an electric mixer, to thoroughly blend ingredients. Spoon 1 Tbsp balls of cookie dough onto a prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the edges start to brown. Each bag of mix makes 24 Milkflow Lactation Cookies.
Can I use a butter substitute?
Of course! Coconut oil works great.
When should I start using Milkflow Oatmeal Raisin Lactation Cookie Mix?
Take it any time you want to boost breast milk production after your baby is born. (Do not take during pregnancy).
Are there any other Milkflow Lactation Cookie Mix flavors?
How long does it take for Milkflow to work?
Metabolisms vary, but you may see a difference within the first week. If you haven’t seen an increase in milk supply after the first week, we recommend trying the maximum dosage of 3 servings (6 cookies) to see if that helps!
Are there any other Milkflow Fenugreek + Blessed Thistle products?
Indeed there are! We offer Milkflow Fenugreek + Blessed Thistle in a lactation cookie mix, pre-baked lactation cookie (Double Chocolate Chip
or Oatmeal Raisin
flavors), hydrating supplement drink
(Berry, Sugar Free Berry, Chocolate and Chai Latte flavors), and concentrated capsules
. Each version of Milkflow contains an equal amount of Fenugreek per serving (1,800 mg), so feel free to pick your Milkflow favorites and mix and match!
Can I take Milkflow Lactation Cookies and other Milkflow Fenugreek + Blessed Thistle products together?
You can! Since each serving of Milkflow drink mixes, capsules, and cookies contains 1,800 mg of Fenugreek, you can choose any combination of 3 a day. For example, you can take 2 drink packets and 1 capsule per day.. or 2 servings of cookies and 1 drink packet.. or maybe even 1 drink packet, 1 capsule, and 1 cookie serving. With Milkflow, the possibilities are endless!
Do you offer any Fenugreek-free lactation supplements?
We’ve got those as well! For any mommas looking for Fenugreek-free options, we offer a line of single-herb Milkflow Capsules, which includes Blessed Thistle
and Goat’s Rue
. Each person is different, so you may need to try a few different herbs before finding the one that works best for you!