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How to increase your breastmilk supply with Mrs. Milk lactation bars

May 15, 2019
How to increase you breastmilk

No two breastfeeding journeys are the same but as a mom it’s always a top priority figuring out how to increase your breastmilk supply. Taking care of yourself while nursing and nourishing your body is important but not always possible.

The newborn days can be particularly challenging and prolonged breastfeeding can cause a lot of strain on your body too. I remember feeling particularly drained around Ava’s first birthday. At 18 months I was ready to stop breastfeeding. Between 3 young kids I simply didn’t have time to take care of myself or to even remember eating breakfast and lunch.

My body was tired, my milk was becoming less by the day and I did not know what to do.

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Mrs Milk location bars made all the difference!

Tasty, convenient and effective. These bars WORKED. I ate 1 to 2 bars a day and soon I was feeling great, making enough milk. My bars were my lifeline and I always had one in the car and one in the diaper bag. I actually needed to hide them from the girls too. They are simply too delicious!

At the heart of Mrs. Milk bars is Mrs. Milk herself, Natalie!

Mama to 19 month old John Micah. This is the story behind these incredible lactation bars.

When was Mrs. Milk founded?

Mrs. Milk started in the second month of Natalie’s maternity leave when she realised that her bars were helping not only herself but friends too.

Most moms really don’t have time to make their own lactation bars and if I can continue to help moms like I have been, I feel like it’s a job well done.

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Why did you start Mrs. Milk?

John spent a week in NICU and nursing staff encouraged me to express breastmilk rather than breastfeed directly – due to frequent separation. Eventually, the little guy was deemed well enough to come home with us but John wasn’t keen to latch on my breast and with frequent formula top ups my milk supply was just not enough for his demand.

This is where my Mrs. Milk journey began – a mission to provide the best natural nourishment I could for my John.

I struggled finding a healthier option for “lactation cookies”. I also wanted a product that truly worked. Loads of research ensued. I tried every trick in the book. Eventually, I came across a healthier lactation bar recipe that looked promising.

I tried and tested different ingredients until eventually I had engineered the perfect recipe. A bar that increased my milk supply. Now Mrs. Milk bars offer a healthy dose of active milk making ingredients without any unnecessary extras.

My commitment and determination paid off and eventually, I was able to get John into the habit of latching and feeding directly from me. 

As a full time working mamma, I eventually had to go back to work and leave my son in the hands of a care giver. I also had an international work trip scheduled shortly after returning from maternity leave.

I wanted to ensure that my job did not dictate my mommy role. While I was away for the week I needed to make sure I could leave enough expressed milk feeds for John. I was able to achieve my goal and I am still successfully breastfeeding our boy!

Why do you think so many mamas struggle with breastfeeding? How can we help them or bring about a change?

Breastfeeding is hard work! Many moms feel that breastfeeding should come naturally but this isn’t always the case – and that’s ok too!

I feel if more moms knew that we are all in this together and that we all struggle through the same challenges as a “village” and not as “individuals”, it would be easier to keep going. You are not alone and have the support of others in the same situation.  

In my attempt to be a custodian for breastfeeding moms I have created content that moms can download to help them. Find our downloadable Breastfeeding Tips & Trick HERE.

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How to increase your breastmilk supply: 5 Quick tips from Natalie

    1. Drink enough water.
    2. Diet – Ensure you’re eating wholesome nutrient rich food.
    3. Empty your jugs – If you’re direct feeding, express afterwards. Have items that smell or remind you of your little one while you express.
    4. Make sure your breast pump flange fits you correctly!
    5. Try not to stress about your supply! It’s a real milk killer. 

* REMEMBER your output from pumping is not an indication of how much milk you make. Judge your supply by baby’s wet nappy output & weight gain!  

What would be the perfect Mother’s day gift for yourself this year? 

I would love a mom’s day experience. Just our family celebrating the day together. Last year we went to the Johannesburg zoo for the Mother’s Day picnic and I had the best time!

New to the Mrs. Milk family is the Moringa & Green Apple bar!

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This is the Fenugreek Free version of the classic Oat Bars. Just as tasty as before and made from wholesome ingredients like natural rolled oats, brewers yeast, Moringa powder, flax, sunflower and chia seeds, as well as dairy free dark chocolate.

They really are YUM and no fenugreek means I can keep enjoying these long after breastfeeding too.

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*These bars are also Halaal, vegan, preservative free, wheat free and dairy free.

Win a beautiful gift pack from Mrs. Milk!

The prize includes:

  • A 12 pack of Mrs Milk Lactation Oat bars (6 classic, 6 moringa)
  • 1 X Natursutten dummy
  • 1 X Carmien nursing mom tea.

TOTAL PRIZE VALUE: R490

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How to enter:

  1. Leave us a comment below telling us what you love most about breastfeeding.
  2. Make sure you follow Mrs Milk on Facebook or Instagram (both would be fab too).
  3. Follow me on either (or both) if you like, but it’s not compulsory. (@justamammablog or @justamamma)
  4. For extra entries be sure to enter on either this Facebook post or this Instagram post as well.

The giveaway ends on Wednesday, the 29th of May 2019.

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COMPETITION RULES: 

  1. Comments left below and on the applicable social media posts count as valid entries.
  2. Instagram and Facebook is in no way responsible or associated with this giveaway.
  3. Competition only open to South African residents residing in South Africa.
  4. Winner must be 18+ years old.
  5. Competition closes on the 29th of May 2019.
  6.  The winner is picked at random and announced via social media and this blogpost. 
  7. This prize is not exchangeable for cash or refundable.
  8. Please enter a valid email and contact info. If we can not get hold of you within 48 hours a new winner will be picked.
  9. The greatest care will be taken when sending your prize but Just a Mamma and Mrs. Milk, do not accept any responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged goods.

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77 Comments

  • Reply Tiyana Van Der Rheede May 15, 2019 at 6:48 am

    This is so awesome 😀 fingers xxx

    • Reply Monique Els May 15, 2019 at 8:11 pm

      Love bonding with my baby

    • Reply Luanné Galloway May 15, 2019 at 8:24 pm

      I am 32 weeks pregnant with our first baby & can’t wait to start the breastfeeding journey with my little boy!

      • Reply Ncuthwa May 16, 2019 at 1:17 pm

        I love Bonding with my baby and being able to know she will get full just from breastfeeding her.

  • Reply Johandri May 15, 2019 at 6:52 am

    I am 21 weeks pregnant and can’t wait to breastfeed for the first time!

  • Reply Corrine Morris May 15, 2019 at 7:03 am

    I’m 33 weeks and can’t wait to breastfeed. I like it because it just make mom and baby closer.

  • Reply Sally May 15, 2019 at 7:03 am

    Besides breastfeeding so much easier then bottle making (once you have the hang of it), the connection with your little babe while doing it is beyond special 💗

    • Reply Stacia May 16, 2019 at 6:59 am

      I love that now, with my second child, I’m finally succeeding at breastfeeding. In fact, the tips you provided from your journey in a previous blog post have helped me so much. I love that I get to provide my son with the best kind of nutrition, and that’s all he needs.

  • Reply Tarin Maddocks May 15, 2019 at 7:08 am

    I love breastfeeding for Sooo many reasons… The bond, convinience, it’s cheaper and on call. And we all get to sleep 😊 Its just the most pure form of feeding.

  • Reply Lomarie May 15, 2019 at 7:10 am

    The best thing about breastfeeding is when my beautiful baby girl stops feeding, looks up to me with her beautiful big blue eyes and starts to smile and quickly go back to feeding again ❤️
    There’s no stronger bond than the bond that starts between a mother and her child during the breastfeeding years.
    Its been 104 days of direct feeding and still counting on! Planning on feeding untik 3 years or even longer, what’s best for my LO.

  • Reply Kim Ferreira May 15, 2019 at 7:12 am

    This will be my third breastfeeding journey. What I love most about it is the connection that you feel to your baby . Also at all the weigh ins you know that it is all you that helped your baby grow:)

  • Reply Caroline crafford May 15, 2019 at 7:13 am

    I absolutely love breast feeding,
    I love being able to create a food supply for my little one that suits his needs perfectly and I love being able to hold him close and bond with him while filling his tiny tummy.

  • Reply Claudia Mc Namee May 15, 2019 at 7:17 am

    I battles with my first born he jyst wasn’t interested Then my little lady she was a bit easier but with a difficult start then my laat lammetjie it was so so much easier the bonding the feeding everythingberbt so well then i fell ill and my supply dropped and trouble started Breastfeeding needs more exposure and training lol specially when u feel so pressured by everyone around you

  • Reply Chloe Clemente May 15, 2019 at 7:20 am

    Nothing more rewarding than providing the nourishment and comfort that comes from breastfeeding your baby!

  • Reply Dominique Schonken May 15, 2019 at 7:25 am

    I love the special bond that is only between baby and mom. No one else shares it. My next breastfeeding journey starts on May 29 and I can’t wait ❤️

  • Reply Anushka Maharajh Moonilal May 15, 2019 at 8:18 am

    I love that I can give my baby all his needs to grow up big strong and healthy just by the miracle of what my body can do. I also live the binding time I get with him when I breastfeed him. It’s our special time and no matter what is going on in my day, feeding him let’s me wind down, relax and be in the moment with my prince.

  • Reply Anita May 15, 2019 at 8:56 am

    I am 22 weeks pregnant with my second daughter. One of the things I am most excited about baba number two, is our breastfeeding journey. I am under no illusion that it will be just as hard work as the first time around (hello cracked bleeding nipples). But I know that experience and trusting my own gut, will make such a big difference. I had a really low milk supply with my first born and started taking Eglinol from about 3 weeks. I really want to try and avoid that route this time around. I think these bars and expressing from earlier on, might do the trick for me.

  • Reply Ashley May 15, 2019 at 9:27 am

    I’ve been back at work for couple of weeks and my supply just isn’t the same, it’s interesting that you mentioned the flange size.. where can I get more information on this. I just used the one that my Medela pump came with, it seemed to to work so I never questioned it. How do you know what flange size you should be using? Sorry for hijacking, I do want to enter the competition, just thought I’d kill 2 birds 😊

    • Reply Mrs Milk May 15, 2019 at 8:41 pm

      Hey Ashley, Try not stress about being back at work, that stress of thinking about being back is a milk killer!
      The correct flange size can make a BIG difference! The wider range of women will fit the ‘generic’ 24″ shield, Medela wanted to make sure that the biggest range of their market was a-ok! But we are all different, and so are our nipples! Here is a link on how to measure your nip to ensure you have the correct size for your breasts! (https://www.medelabreastfeedingus.com/tips-and-solutions/13/choosing-your-personalfit-breastshield-size)
      Also something to keep in mind, is that your nipples actually change during the breastfeeding journey, so you may need to change to a size to better fit your changing feeding machines xx

    • Reply Cynthia May 16, 2019 at 5:52 am

      I love breastfeeding because I believe that when you breastfeeding your baby you making the unbreakable bond between the two of you,and ofcourse breastfeeding also help with losing some few baby fat kilos💓

  • Reply Bronwyn May 15, 2019 at 9:29 am

    What I love most about breastfeeding is the TIME that I get to spend with my little human. Time that no one else can offer. The smile of pure satisfaction at the end when her tummy is filled with gold liquid.

  • Reply Lize May 15, 2019 at 9:54 am

    The most difficult and at the same time rewarding journey ever! I love the calming effect it has for my baby. I have recently returned to work and I am worried I won’t keep up with his demands. I would love to try the bars.

  • Reply Chantelle van der Bijl May 15, 2019 at 12:12 pm

    The bonding! And money saving!

  • Reply Kristin Hofmeyr May 15, 2019 at 12:19 pm

    Breastfeeding saved my bond with my son born at 31 weeks, I persevered and eventually managed to get it right after 4 and a half months. I was depressed and didn’t feel connected to my baby, but that all changed when he managed to latch on and drink. And 14 months later, we love it so much, it’s a perfect mothering tool to calm him, put him to sleep, sooth his pain and reconnect. Plus the nutrients it’s given him was the only thing that has helped him grow and stay healthy, amazing liquid gold!

  • Reply Emma Churchyard May 15, 2019 at 5:37 pm

    I love the special one on one time with my little girl. I also sometimes sit while feeding her and am so amazed and proud of my body, that I can nourish her, it’s incredible!

  • Reply Rebecca Hudson May 15, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    I’m expecting my first but love the idea that my body can produce what my baby needs to grow in the first while of his life! It’s a miracle ❤️

  • Reply Carlin May 15, 2019 at 7:04 pm

    The connection is just amazing. The bond between myself and baby is just extra special because of breastfeeding

  • Reply Judy May 15, 2019 at 7:07 pm

    I love how breastfeeding has allowed me to feel a special bond with other mamas, and sparked new appreciation for the awesome God that created our bodies to nourish another human being beyond its own exhaustion. I love how breastfeeding has afforded me quiet moments with my littles in the midst of chaos even if for just a few minutes…and the bittersweet victory when they no longer need to breastfeed 😍

  • Reply Christelle Schrenk May 15, 2019 at 7:17 pm

    Breastfeeding creates an amazing bond between mommy and baby, from day one. The connection is everlasting.

  • Reply Martina May 15, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    The thing I love the most about breastfeeding is being able to “cocoon” my baby in my arms, and make her feel protected. Also, that sucking motion on her cheeks makes me feel I’m doing a great job!!!! 💪🏻

  • Reply Danelle Hess May 15, 2019 at 7:55 pm

    This is my 3rd time breastfeeding and each experience has been unique and different… But I can honestly say I love the fact that everything baby needs is right there, at the right temperature and can be administered in the most special way. I love the fact that it’s a special bonding time for baby and I, that it’s super convenient and makes the most sense financially.

  • Reply Nashieta May 15, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    I enjoy the fact that between all the choas that’s happening feeding time I just get to glance at my daughter and our eyes meet and I instantly feel the bond getting alot stronger and my let down comes in much faster, I think its wonderful how God created our bodies and minds to form 1. This is something I think every mother should experience ❤️❤️❤️

  • Reply Julia Ashford May 15, 2019 at 10:56 pm

    What I love about breast feeding is having a real bonding moment with my baby. It’s so much more than just a feed, but time to indulge in having some time alone with my baby , taking a moment to appreciate each other. Feel the love between us grow – especially the fondness for my little boy! There is so much more to breast feeding than food! It’s my favourite part of the day. Every day!

  • Reply Bhavana Singh May 16, 2019 at 3:07 am

    The amazing Bond that breast
    feeding creates between me and my little one, so comforting.

  • Reply Taryn May 16, 2019 at 4:36 am

    I’m 39.5 weeks pregnant with my first so have yet to experience the joy of breastfeeding. This hamper would help me get started on the wonderful journey 😊

  • Reply Jade May 16, 2019 at 4:44 am

    My little one will be born next Mont, so all the help, tips and tricks are more than welcome 🙂
    X

    • Reply Portia May 16, 2019 at 6:20 am

      Breastfeeding is much achievable whether I’m away or @ home with the aid of Mrs Milk bars offering a healthy dose of active milk making ingredients,very nutritious for both mom & baby….fell in love with the Moringa & green apple flavour yay the product is vegan so introduce good nutrients to baby as needed through breast feeding

  • Reply Carli May 16, 2019 at 5:48 am

    What i love most is knowing i can provide food for my baby and the closeness between us and knowing im giving her the best.
    Im breastfeeding my 2nd baby now and its hard work and tecnique and learning. I could truly use this price as im always a just enougher 😉

  • Reply Lesley May 16, 2019 at 5:50 am

    Breastfeeding my lb is such a beautiful journey but it hasn’t been without its challenges. He was admitted to NICU and so we didn’t get to bond immediately. Being in the maternity ward without a baby certainly affected mentally as I felt distant from him.
    Since getting home I have exclusively breastfed him and I love the deep connection it has yielded. I hope to continue feeding him as I cherish our moments together. I’m returning to work next week and I’m was struggling with my milk supply to ensure he is taken care of when I’m not there. Now since taking fenugreek and eating the Lactation bars I have enough to build a freezer stash. THANK YOU!

  • Reply Angie (Antholique) Macklin May 16, 2019 at 5:51 am

    I Love Breastfeeding because it makes you relaxed and the bond between mom and baby.

  • Reply Jenna May 16, 2019 at 5:55 am

    I absolutely love breastfeeding. It’s bring me a sense of calm. I love breastfeeding because of the special bond that I have with my child and knowing that I’m the one who provides him comfort and love whilst feeding him also that when his upset that I can calm him just by breastfeeding and the look of content on his face after a good feed. I love breastfeeding as I capture the moment of silence between my son and I and just stare into his beautiful eyes knowing that I’m providing him the best possible nourishment. It’s a bond that is unbreakable and I absolutely love breastfeeding. It has been very hard returning to work as when we were together it was always on demand and even though it was tiresome at times I loved every moment of it. Since returning to work I have battled with supply issues and have tried everything possible besides these lactation cookies

  • Reply Aileen May 16, 2019 at 5:58 am

    What I love most about breastfeeding is the magical connection I have with my baby girl, we sit together in her room and spent true quality time together with no other distractions, it’s her safe place and mine too, the comfort we give each other is unmeasurable… it’s makes my heart jump for joy that I can be that safe place for her ♥️

  • Reply Clerissa Zandra Smeeton May 16, 2019 at 6:02 am

    9 Months into exclusively breastfeeding my twin boys (I express while at work), Our lives has been crazy busy/hectic since they arrives and i love the feeling of tranquility when I am nursing them, just staring at their little features and having that moment to take everything in.

  • Reply Lisa May 16, 2019 at 6:03 am

    I’m 31 weeks pregnant with my second little dude. First time breastfeeding for me was a real struggle ( felt somewhat if a failure in that department). Trusting that this second time around I’ll have it mastered as there is no greater bonding ❤️

  • Reply Lizaan May 16, 2019 at 6:10 am

    The closeness and bonding experience you have with your little one I love breastfeeding. Best feeling ever.l

  • Reply Yolanda May 16, 2019 at 6:15 am

    The portable milk containers, no need to sterilize, the ease of traveling, the feeling of accomplishment, and my best is the bond that is there between me and my little one. No-one else will ever be able to recreate the moments we share (even at crazy hours of the night/morning).

  • Reply Rouzell May 16, 2019 at 6:16 am

    I just love the amazing bond you have with your babay when breastfeeding. Due in July with baby nr4, and breastfed all of them and love every moment of it.

  • Reply Yastika May 16, 2019 at 6:18 am

    My baby was born 3 weeks early and at a petite weight of 1.9kg. All I thought at the time was that I need to feed my baby and I heard and read about the amazing benefits of breastmilk for premies. So I struggled in the beginning to get my supply up which meant manually l pumping every two hours for her. It was tough!!! When I had to go back to work and then express for her, it was also a bit tough. After all that, the thing I love most about breastfeeding is the incredible bond that was created between us. It is something I look forward too when I cradle her in my arms. She is now 7 months and I plan to stop BF when she is 18-24 months.

  • Reply Robyn Williams May 16, 2019 at 6:18 am

    Breastfeeding my son makes me feel like i am superwoman. In that moment every two to three hours it is just me and him knowing and feeling how much you are doing for him already by doing just that…is the best feeling no amount of money can provide.

  • Reply Bijal Gosai May 16, 2019 at 6:23 am

    Going back to work soon. Just thinking about my baby behind is already making me sad. The bond created during breastfeeding is just priceless. Would love to make sure he has enough milk to meet his demands with this special prize.

  • Reply Anneli May 16, 2019 at 6:25 am

    Breastfeeding is one of the most precious gifts about being a mother. It is something only you can experience with your baby. It is a special bond you share with your baby. I fall in love with my baby girl every time I breastfeed, when our eyes lock and I get this overwhelming feeling of pride, this is my child whom I love without any doubt. I would do absolutely anything for her and when she stares back she knows I am her mother, her safe place.

  • Reply Catriona Lourens May 16, 2019 at 6:26 am

    The most rewarding feeling in the world – knowing my little girl is thriving from her mamas milk ❤️

  • Reply Chanel Botes May 16, 2019 at 6:49 am

    Besides it providing optimal nutrition for my son, assists in burning a few extra calories, being environmentally friendly (producing no waste, packaging or pollution), saves valuable time, triggers the release of oxytocin and prolactin (hormones that help with relaxation and reducing stress), and is FREE!
    My absolute favourite part about breastfeeding is the healthiest, chunkiest, most adorable little boy (with the most irrisistable set of cheeks) it resulted in.

  • Reply Annelize de Vries May 16, 2019 at 6:58 am

    I am 30 weeks pregnant with identical twins. I am planning to exclusively breastfeed them for as long as I can. I have red a lot of breastfeeding articles and I am truly excited of what awaits but I also understand it won’t always be easy. The lactation cookies will most certainly help me out. I think your products are amazing!

  • Reply ibtisaam May 16, 2019 at 7:16 am

    Love bonding with my baby 👶

  • Reply Pauline Howell May 16, 2019 at 7:34 am

    Breastfed my first for 11 months (then she had a nursing strike – only realized with the second that that’s a thing!), second for 25 months, and third (all girls) is now 5 weeks old. This one has been the hardest of all with painful latching – if it wasn’t for my previous successful bf’ing journeys I would have thrown in the towel with this one! Love that it’s got all the antibodies, all the positive health effects (short and long term) for me and my girls, that it’s free, always at perfect temperature, and helps my baby relax and sleep.

  • Reply Sandy May 16, 2019 at 8:31 am

    I love the cuddling, bonding and mommy and baby interaction while breastfeeding.
    Our babies are small for such a short time, I want to capture every moment. And the look on my daugter’s face when she falls asleep after a feed, makes my heart melt. My heart is full, and I know I have given my best to my rapidly growing princess. Nothing in the world can break this special bond! #breastisbest! 💙🌸

  • Reply Tania May 16, 2019 at 9:06 am

    When I know my body is the one that keeps my baby sustained and happy and alive I feel so powerful and the unbreakable bond, just absolutely love it.

  • Reply Gillian Jagger May 16, 2019 at 11:52 am

    My second child is 7 weeks old and i vowed i would exclusively breastfeed him as i struggled with my daughter due to poor milk supply. I have been experiencing the same problem with my son now and although i am topping uo with formula i would like to continue to breastfeed as long as possible because its my babies liquid gold. I love breastfeeding because its exclusive bonding time for me and my baby and he gets all the nutrients he needs as i said before his liquid gold. I have a strong belief that breast milk makes stronger smarter and healthier babies.

  • Reply Adrianne McGluwa May 16, 2019 at 12:55 pm

    I am 36 weeks pregnant and have been asking around for tips on how to produce milk instantly once my baby is born. I’ve been given tips such as drinking stoney, pulling my nipples, etc. Mrs Milk has been the best tip that I have been given thus far and I look forward to giving it a try.

  • Reply Xoliswa Ngubeni May 16, 2019 at 1:13 pm

    I’m very new to Mr Milk lactation bars, and i must say im enjoying them. Breastfeeding to be is my life . I gave birth to twins in December and not being able to breastfeed them because of my milk supply is depressing. Breastfeeding for me is a way to connect with my kids and be assured that my kids are getting the best out of the milk they intake.

  • Reply Nicole Gramani May 16, 2019 at 1:50 pm

    I love breastfeeding because it has created a special bond with my baby and I. Its like our personal time together because I miss her being in my belly too. I go into my room most of the time and just talk to her while she drinks and she falls asleep. It comforts her and makes me feel good knowing that I am there for her needs.

  • Reply Faranaaz Rodriques May 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    I love breastfeeding cause I just love seeing how our baby is growing from breast milk. Especially at the time when our baby was in NICU the breast milk played a every important roll.

  • Reply Farzana May 16, 2019 at 5:35 pm

    Breastfeeding has got to be the most beautiful thing to experience for both mum and baby. A bond formed and so rewarding. I love that it has such amazing health benefits for both mum and baby as well

  • Reply Sharne' De Grill May 16, 2019 at 6:23 pm

    I can’t wait to start breast feeding my baby boy 😊. I am 24 weeks pregnant and a first time mommy. I know the bond my mom and I had because of breastfeeding. She breastfed until the age of 3! Because it was my comfort, it promoted good health and I’m still mommy’s baby at this age! ❤️

  • Reply Carla May 16, 2019 at 10:26 pm

    Special one on one time with my little princess. I breastfed my son for 13months and am currently breastfeeding my 2 week old little girl and going strong.

  • Reply Xoliswa May 17, 2019 at 5:05 am

    More Milk,

    Mrs Milk has showed me that I’m not the only one struggling with milk supply, the lactation oat bars are tasty and the mamma nursing tea soothing. I a mother of a set of twins and non of them were feeding directly on me but now one of them is feeding directly on my breast.

  • Reply Nicole May 17, 2019 at 5:26 am

    I Love the bonding time I get with my baby that moment when she stops drinking and looks directly at you with a big smile on her face , The smile of pure happiness and satisfaction. That’s really what no one else can offer.

  • Reply susan May 17, 2019 at 7:50 am

    For me, I feel breastfeeding allows us to take it all in, to have a moment with your child and the quality time is truly a gift!

  • Reply Chantell Holmwood May 17, 2019 at 1:31 pm

    This is my second miracle baby but my breast feeding journey isn’t as easy this time round but it’s still special. Every journey is really different and I’m trying my best to keep my supply up as much as possible. Last time I had an over supply but I’m now struggling to keep the supply sufficient early on. I love the bond that baby and I have and mid feed when he spits a mouthful of milk on me and smiles. Who can be angry with such cuteness. Just knowing I’m giving my baby the best I can.

  • Reply Jenna May 17, 2019 at 7:04 pm

    I love breastfeeding because of the bond, the milk drink effect and not having to clean bottles all day long!!!

  • Reply Nadine Bronkhorst May 18, 2019 at 4:57 am

    I lovee knowing I’m responsible for this very important growth and development my milk provides and so proud when all she got from her brother’s school bugs is maybe a stuffy nose. And that she practically wants to eat me up when she sees my boobies!

  • Reply Siobhan May 18, 2019 at 3:54 pm

    Breatfeeding is such an amazing bonding time with baby. I have had a wonderful breastfeeding journey so far and will continue as long as possible. I don’t have a favourite part of breastfeeding. I love it all.

  • Reply Megan May 19, 2019 at 10:01 am

    I am 35 weeks pregnant and still breastfeeding my 3 year old(who also started his journey in Nicu) ilove the fact that it helps protect him against all kinds of infections and the bond it has created. This will be a great gift to start my tandem feeding journey once the new baby arrives.

  • Reply Zoe May 19, 2019 at 5:12 pm

    I am 24 weeks pregnant and feel like breast is definitly best. I know it’s not going to be easy but I will most certainly be making use of Mrs Milk bars to assist in my breast feeding journey xx

  • Reply PHUMLA May 20, 2019 at 6:14 am

    I genuinely love the smell of the milk, I’m actually obsessed with it, to the point that I always try smell my babies breathe 😅. I love the connection I have with my daughter, the way she eagerly grabs my breasts or sniffs when she smells the milk. Also the smiles I get when my daughter is feeding is just soo adorable. Breastfeeding doesn’t require much work unlike preparing formula, it is more of a time to relax and meditate for me. On top of that I just love how nutritious and healthy it is for my baby.

  • Reply Chantell May 20, 2019 at 4:23 pm

    I’m pregnant with my first baby and can’t wait to start my breastfeeding journey with my little man ❤️

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