I received my order for Nursing Tea Moringa Blend last week and just wanted to thank you and let you know I think it's great. My friend gave me a bag to try since I'm back at work and challenged to pump enough to keep up with my hungry baby daughter. The tea really helps! It took me a while to figure out how to drink it consistently and conveniently. I concluded making a batch ahead of time, refrigerating it and bringing it to work in a water bottle that I swig from throughout the day is the easiest. If I don't or can't drink it, I notice my output goes down. When I was running low on the tea and didn't have a chance to order more yet, I bought a box of (another company's) nursing tea and a box of (yet another company's) nursing teas to tied me over. Neither seemed to help at all. My production went way down. I had 2, maybe 3 cups of them a day, but I didn't think the difference in output would be that great. Anyway, I have Herb Lore's tea again now, and all is well! C.K.
Spring and summer are high-allergy times for many, breastfeeding moms included. The common approach is to take an anti-histimine to help alleviate the symptoms. You may not know, however, that these antihistimines can also decrease or dry up breastmilk! These medications are made to dry up secretions and fluids - it will not differentiate between the different body fluids and will commonly decrease breastmilk production. So keep this in mind if you're thinking of resorting to those anti-histimines!
A helpful and effective alternative is the herb Nettle (also known as Stinging Nettle). Its fine for use while pregnant or breastfeeding, and is highly nutritious. Many people swear by this herb to alleviate their allergy symptoms! Homeopathy is also very effective in alleviating allergies!