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November 19th, 2013, 04:17 AM
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Did you know eating oatmeal (old fashioned and steel cut, not instant) can increase milk production? when i was nursing i think i ate oatmeal every single day! LOL. Do you eat oatmeal? if so what kind? (steel cut or old fashioned) and how do you prepare it?

I usually just cooked it on the stove with cinnamon, raisins and maple syrup.
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November 19th, 2013, 07:10 AM
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I wish I liked oatmeal, but I do not. Not cooked, anyway. In the first few months I did try to eat it (dry OR baked into cookes/granola bars, etc), and I do think it helps. When I started struggling with supply with #1, I started eating more oatmeal, and I do think it helped. I haven't eaten any recently, though.
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November 19th, 2013, 07:41 AM
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I eat it almost every day. Old fashioned oats with raisins, brown sugar, and a bit of milk. I also LOVE fresh blackberries added into it.
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November 19th, 2013, 08:43 AM
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I am not a huge oatmeal fan. I like oatmeal cookies though.
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November 19th, 2013, 01:45 PM
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I keep a great big cannister of old-fashioned oatmeal in my cabinet at work and a bag of steel-cut at home. I usually just eat it plain or mix it with something like cinammon, peaches, or peanut butter.
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I prefer old fashioned oatmeal with a bit of sugar and milk. yum!
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April 7th, 2014, 03:18 AM
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At first I don't but after tasting it with milk and added sugar, I became a fan of it! I prefer the instant one since it doesn't take time to cook, just a couple of minutes and I'm able to eat. I just learned lately that it does increase breast milk production so it's a good thing.

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April 7th, 2014, 06:42 AM
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I eat old fashioned oatmeal probably 4-5 times per week and have since I was pregnant. I wonder if that had anything to do with my milk oversupply.

I cook it on the stove and add cinnamon and a little brown sugar (or maple syrup if we have it).
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