A recent study found no evidence for the effect of consuming “lactation cookies” on milk production, perceived insufficient milk, or breastfeeding self-efficacy in exclusively breastfeeding parents with an overall adequate perceived milk supply.
Recommendations to consume LCs for increasing objective or subjective milk supply may deliver false hope and unnecessary financial costs at a vulnerable time.
Find full study details here https://ajcn.nutrition.org/article/S0002-9165(23)46266-1/fulltext
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