How does oatmeal increase breastmilk supply? - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 4 Old 07-07-2005, 06:40 PM - Thread Starter
janellesmommy's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,230
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
I've eaten oatmeal at times when my supply seemed low, and it does seem to work. But I have no idea why!
janellesmommy is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 4 Old 07-08-2005, 11:07 PM
catnip's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: California
Posts: 2,637
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I don't know, but oatmeal is also good for digestive problems, just like reglan, domperidone, fenugreek, blessed thistle, marshmallow, fennel...
catnip is offline  
#3 of 4 Old 07-09-2005, 12:04 AM
amberthesugarcat's Avatar
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 1,073
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Weird, I had never heard this. I do know I eat a huge bowl of oatmeal almost every day (done this for years) and I have more milk than I know what to do with. Maybe a connection? 7 months and I still have overactive letdown and I leak like crazy if my ds does not completely pig out. I still have to wear breast pads and I still soak my sheets most nights... Maybe I should cut down the oatmeal!
amberthesugarcat is offline  
#4 of 4 Old 07-09-2005, 08:33 PM
mmm0708's Avatar
Join Date: May 2005
Location: PA
Posts: 863
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I have wondered this myself. I also eat oatmeal and granola type things a lot because I like it. And I have a very healthy milk supply.
mmm0708 is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 16,051

44 members and 16,007 guests
Alini , bananabee , Brown Lioness , cfaokunla , Choochoo52812 , DahliaRW , happymamasallie , ian'smommaya , JElaineB , JLA , joycef , katelove , kathymuggle , lilmissgiggles , lisak1234 , Lydia08 , manyhatsmom , marsupial-mom , mecubom , Mirzam , Mommymel95 , MonicaHolli , moominmamma , NaturallyKait , newmamalizzy , oaksie68 , philomom , rachieface , RollerCoasterMama , rubelin , sarrahlnorris , shanna-cat , shantimama , Shmootzi , Springshowers , sren , thecoffeebean , Xerxella , zebra15 , zoeyzoo
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.