Nursing Must-Haves: Oat Mama Lactation Bars

A couple months ago, Kash went through some sort of crazy growth spurt. Seriously, one day his 3 month pants fit and the next morning he was in 6 month pants. How is that even possible?

Leading up to that growth spurt, he was going through pumped milk at the babysitter so fast that my supply could just barely keep up! I’ve been pretty committed to breastfeeding him until one – especially since I had gestational diabetes – so, I was starting to freak out when I ran out of my freezer stash and I was pumping only what he needed for the next day, which meant no backup and no date night stash! (Pro tip: I found out freaking out about not pumping enough was also contributing to me not pumping enough.)

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Anyway, I was scrolling through Instagram one morning and found a post from a fellow mom blogger about Oat Mama Lactation Bars. I went to their site and almost immediately I had a Variety Pack in my cart and I was checking out. Their shipping was lightening fast – which was much appreciated – and I received my order in just a few days!

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I started eating one bar everyday for my morning snack at work, and by the end of the week, I was pumping almost twice what I was pumping the week before. I was finally able to stock my freezer again! Yay for date nights! Since that first order, I’ve re-ordered twice, and I will continue to purchase not only because they are delicious and perfect for a morning pick me up, but also because of the increase in supply.

I usually order the Variety Pack, which includes: Nut + Berry, Chocolate Almond Coconut and Peanut Butter Chocolate. I’ve also had their other flavor: Apple Cinnamon Raisin with Fenugreek. I love all of the flavors, but my favorite is definitely the Nut + Berry.

If you want more specifics on their incredible ingredients and their benefits, check out their page here!

*Also, I know it might seem like it, but this post was not sponsored… I’m just really passionate about breastfeeding and Oat Mama bars!