New Study: Can eating lactation cookies increase the milk supply of breastfeeding mothers?

Toni Harman
8 min readApr 11

A new study looked at the impact of eating “lactation cookies” on a breastfeeding mother’s milk supply. The question is — do lactation cookies actually work? Short answer: No — not according to this study. Indeed, promoting them as lactation cookies may deliver false hope and unnecessary financial costs at a vulnerable time.”

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Toni Harman

I help parents and health professionals better understand the science of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and the microbiome.