While there isn't a set-in-stone answer on how many calories a breastfeeding mother should eat, most women who are breastfeeding should eat about 500 calories more than those who are not. That's a lot of calories! And you shouldn't just be eating any calories! Certain foods will help with milk production and keep you energetic and healthy. Keep reading for some of our favorite quick and easy recipes for breastfeeding mothers.
We love Aussie Bites from Costco. They have a ton of great ingredients that help with caloric intake and milk supply. And if you want to save some money, you can find our recipe to make them at home! These are perfect on-the-go snacks!
A great resource from @moremomma is this stunning mini recipe book for breastfeeding moms. She includes recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. And you can get it for free here. * for a limited time. Below are a few of our favorite recipes from the book.