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Why No Lanolin in Motherlove's Nipple Cream?

When we talk about our best-selling Nipple Cream, we often say it’s ‘lanolin free’. This frequently raises the question, “why?”. Lanolin is in some widely available and well-known creams, so why did we choose to omit this common ingredient? What is lanolin? Lanolin is a natural wax coating on sh... 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 >

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 >

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 >

How to Transition from one Motherlove Herbal Supplement to Another

At Motherlove, we’ve created a number of different herbal formulas for increasing milk supply that meet a variety of needs. These formulas are carefully composed to address different causes of low milk supply in different situations. To determine which formula best fits your needs, take a look at... Continue Reading >

Are Motherlove products non-GMO?

Motherlove’s dedication to consistent quality means crafting only the finest, purest products, and using certified organic ingredients designed to nurture, soothe and heal mothers on the all-important journey of nurturing life. As part of that commitment we are fully supportive of efforts to elim... Continue Reading >

How do I take Motherlove products to support my milk supply?

Not sure how to take Motherlove products* to support your milk supply?  Here are our answers to some common questions: How much of my Motherlove product should I take? Liquid Extracts Under 175 lbs: 1 ml - 4 times per day Over 175 lbs: 2 mls - 3 times per day Capsules Under 175 lbs: 1 capsule 4 ... Continue Reading >

I need help with my milk supply. Which Motherlove product is right for me?

At Motherlove we’ve created a number of different formulas to support breast milk supply which meet varied and specific needs.* These formulas are carefully composed to address different causes of low milk supply and different situations.  They use combinations of herbs to balance and enhance th... Continue Reading >