A Galactagogue is a food, herb, or medication that helps a mother increase her breast milk supply.

It is common for new mothers to worry about whether they’re producing enough milk for their baby. A mom should pay particular attention to maintaining a balance diet and drinking water throughout the day.

For women who struggle with milk supply, common galactagogues that stimulation milk production include:

  • Ginger
  • Leafy greens
  • Brewers yeast
  • Brown Rice
  • Almonds
  • Herbal teas
  • Oatmeal (while not a proven galactagogue- it offers milk boosting benefits many moms)