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The Amazing Benefits of Malunggay (Moringa)

The benefits of breastfeeding are widely studied and well-known. Babies who are exclusively breastfed have lower rates of respiratory infections, asthma, eczema, diarrhea, ear infections, and obesity, just to name a few. However, many women do not exclusively breastfeed for six months, as recomme... Continue Reading >

When Should I Start Taking a Breastfeeding Supplement to Support My Milk Supply?

When preparing for baby, there can be a lot of planning going on - the nursery, the hospital bag, the diaper bag essentials and often, mothers who are choosing to breastfeed, want to prepare for that as well. This leads us to one of our most commonly asked questions, “when should I start taking ... Continue Reading >

How Long Should I Use Motherlove Supplements?

This is a very common question we get here at Motherlove, but there really isn't an easy answer since every mother is different. In general, this is what we recommend. We know many mothers who have taken our supplements the entire time they breastfeed but we also know many women who have success... Continue Reading >

Are Your Supplements Still Good If They Have Been Frozen?

Now that it is officially winter, it is time to prep for colder weather! Did you order Motherlove supplements only to come home and find that they’ve been sitting on your cold porch all day? If your package is left on the porch and the capsules freeze, they are filled with liquid after all, don'... Continue Reading >

How to Take a Tincture

  If you’ve ever tried Motherlove’s lactation tinctures, you know they have a very strong taste! This is due to the high concentration of herbs and the inclusion of grain alcohol, which we use because it most effectively extracts the important herbal components a breastfeeding mom needs. If you a... Continue Reading >

Can I take both Goat’s Rue and Malunggay?

We often get asked if women can take more than one of our supplements at the same time. While none of our supplements are designed to be taken in conjunction with each other, many of them can be taken together. One combination that we often hear about is taking both Goat's Rue and Malunggay, als... Continue Reading >

Tinctures vs. capsules? Liquid vs. dried herbs? Common questions about our milk supply products.

  Every day, Motherlove staff members answer questions about our products on the phone, via email, and on social media. We are happy to be of service to the moms who use our products! But, to make things even easier, here are some responses to questions we often receive. What is the difference b... Continue Reading >

Why Does My Tincture Taste Different?

If you've tried a few different blends, you will notice each product may have a unique taste. For example, More Milk Special Blend in the traditional alcohol-based tincture will have a sharp taste due to the alcohol and herbal constituents. However, the alcohol-free version will have a slightly s... Continue Reading >

Your Breast Milk and Motherlove Herbal Supplements

Breast milk is the most complete food for babies, containing the perfect balance of nutrients that are essential for a baby’s growth and development. Many experts, including the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the World Health Organization (WHO), recommend that women breastfeed exclusive... Continue Reading >

Herb Sediments in Tinctures

We have had several customers recently wonder about a dark residue on the dropper when they open up a bottle of our tinctures. Some have even been concerned that it appears to be mold in the dropper! Fear not – what may appear to be mold in the dropper or inner seal of a Motherlove product is mos... Continue Reading >

Why Motherlove Doesn’t Sample Supplements

Here at Motherlove, we are often asked for samples of our best-selling lactation supplements. We wanted to take a moment to explain why Motherlove has not created a supplement Sample Program. When taking one of our blends, women often see results in as little as 1-3 days. If a mama were to take a... Continue Reading >

Tips for Maintaining Your Supply After Returning to Work

Guest blog post by Tanya, IBCLC Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for moms to have difficulty sustaining their milk supply after returning to work.  The transition back to the working world and the adjustment to the new normal of juggling work and family is stressful.  Add to that the fact that ... Continue Reading >