4 Ingredient Lactation Smoothie
This oatmeal lactation smoothie will help you increase the amount of breast milk you are expressing and satisfy that hungry feeling you get when breastfeeding.
Having issues with your milk supply can really affect the way you start looking at food.
This smoothie is different in the sense that it is better served warm instead of cold.
You try to incorporate food that will increase and maintain your breast milk supply as well as food and drinks that are tasty. With this Oatmeal Lactation drink you can do just that.
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Oatmeal Evaporated Milk Lactation Drink
After you give birth you’ll want to increase the foods that will help you heal faster, increase your breast milk supply and overall help your baby grow.
That’s why these healthy lactation smoothies for new moms are perfect to do just that.
It is sweet and tasty as well as full of things that will help you, like the biggest one: oatmeal.
How Does Oatmeal Help Increase Breastmilk?
Oatmeal is one of those foods that naturally helps new moms increase their breast milk because it is rich in iron, helps lower cholesterol and is just good for you.
Adding the additional elements in this lactation drink will help up your milk supply and increase it all in one day!
Related: 7 Lactation Recipes You Need To Know
What You Need To Make This Oatmeal Lactation
- Carnation Evaporated Milk
- Cinnamon sticks
- *optional sugar*
- *optional brewers yeast* (this one is not made with it but you can add it for more increase in supply)
That’s it four main ingredients to the oatmeal lactation smoothie that will taste sooo good you’ll not only satisfy those breastfeeding cravings you’ll also help increase your breast milk supply.
How Soon Does The Smoothie Take To Increase My Breast Milk
You will see an increase in your milk supply in two days. If you drink this magic drink twice a day.
You can also see the best results from this smoothie on day 3 after drinking it twice daily.
Normally you’ll see an increase in 2-4 ounces of breast milk from each breast.
How To Make An Oatmeal Lactation Drink
The first step you want to take is to make sure you get all of the ingredients.
After you have ingredients you’ll want to put a large pot of water with a cinnamon stick to boil, once the water is boiled you will have to throw in a can of carnation evaporated milk.
After the milk is tossed into the water you can add your scoops of old-fashioned oats and sugar.
You’ll have them boil together for 15 minutes.
Remove from the flame
Finally you’ll place in a microwave safe cup and wait for it to cool slightly.
Drinking it warm or drinking it cold it is up to you.
I see better results and have a fuller stomach after drinking it warm.
Oatmeal Lactation Drink Recipe
- 1/3 Cup Rolled Oats (old fashioned oats)
- 4 Cups Water
- 1 Can Carnation Evaporated Milk
- 1 Tablespoon Sugar
- 1 Cinnamon Stick
- 1. Put water and cinnamon stick to boil on stovetop
- 2. Once boiling add can of evaporated milk
- 3. Let it boil with the evaporated milk
- 4. Once boiled add 1/3 cup of rolled oats and sugar
- 5. Boil together for 10 minutes, stirring constantly
- 6. Remove from flame, and wait 20-30 minutes to cool down
- 7. Serve warm or wait for it to cool down to drink
Notes*you can serve cold just wait for it to chill and add ice cubes*
*adding a scoop of brewers yeast will make your milk supply increase 2x than this recipe alone*
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Oatmeal Lactation Smoothie to Increase Breast Milk
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