Finally it arrived! It was a day late c/o LBC Express. They’ve informed me, it was because of the volume of the deliveries, but nonetheless, here it is! It suddenly felt like Christmas came early! The packaging felt like a gift, complete with red-colored wrappers for the brownies.
I’ve come across Sweet Delights by Charlotte in Facebook while searching for another store to try their lactation goodies. Then I’ve checked them out through instagram. The transaction went very quick and seamless, the seller was very responsive. I’ve requested for 2 orders of dark chocolate cookies priced Php 400 (USD $8) per order which is 15 pcs. and 1 order of their chocolate brownies priced Php 480 (USD $9) which is 12 pcs. Yum!
Just look at that good chunk of chocolate! It was soft and chewy, just the way I like my cookies. Like the Chips Ahoy Chewy variety, except this one is good for lactation. They are still in very good condition, despite it being handed over to LBC last Dec. 11 and it just arrived now. Thankfully, they have good handling and storage to preserve this delicacy.
Oh! Let’s not forget the softness of the brownies! Thank goodness for bakers and good cooks. It’s like magic how they create these delicious stuff! If I didn’t know that these stuff were substituted with lactation ingredients, I wouldn’t have known.
I think by now, it’s established that I like to try different lactation aids, especially cookies and/or brownies. So, during the Momzilla fair this past weekend I’ve come across Mommy Treats. Apparently, they’ve pioneered the lactation goodies here in PH. I did not know that since, by now, there are a lot of lactation treats out there that it’s hard to know where to begin.
I was handed out a flyer by the seller of the booth and I was intrigued by the products since some were quite unique to the brand like the Lactation Choco Spoons. It was the one that caught my eye. You just have to dip it in hot water then stir it using the wooden spoon it was sitting on.
To all mothers: You are enough.
I was so excited to try it that on our way home, I ate two of the brownies! It was very soft and yummy! The oat cookies were okay, but my favorites are the brownies and choco spoons. I love their box packaging too! The best out there I must say. I love calligraphy, that’s why.
About the effectiveness, well, I woke up the next morning with a drenched top. My breasts hadn’t leaked in months! So, definitely one for the books!
For a pure breastfeeding mommy like me, my worry is:
Do I have or will I have enough milk?
Aside from the law of Supply and Demand, it doesn’t hurt to take some help to increase or stabilise your supply of breastmilk. I am into trying a LOT of these lactation cookies, one of the cookies I’ve tried is from Milking Bombs by Bettina Carlos. I was super intrigued by this cookies since it has a tagline of “Guaranteed let down in 30 minutes”.
That sounded good to me so I bought it online from their instagram account @milkingbombsbyabc the same day I’ve heard about it. I’ve received it in a few days, depends on when you order and where you are located. They specify which days of the week they deliver to your location.
I’ve ordered their Classic Milking Bombs (the one I’m holding in the picture), Crink oats and Choc-nut brownies. They were all delicious, plus, they claim that their products are rich in fiber, omega 3, B complex and other essential nutrients.
I ate all three kinds. Not the whole box, mind you. One of each kind, then I’ve waited for 20 minutes before letting Lowe latch unto my breast.
That feeling of mild pins and needles on my breast came after 10-15 minutes of latching, so the let down tagline was true. 😂
I’ve no idea if my supply went up or not, as I do not pump regularly so I couldn’t show any visible results of my milk supply, but I can show you the result: