If you’re having trouble breastfeeding, you are not alone. As many as 92 percent of first-time mothers encounter issues, according to a Pediatrics study. Along with pain and trouble getting the baby to latch, low milk supply is one of the most distressing concerns for new moms. But many women swear that a special cookie (of all things) can work wonders, and it is taking off on Pinterest.
So-called “lactation cookies” have been around for ages, but pins for recipes like Miracle Milk Cookies and Coconut Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies have grown by a whopping 41 percent in the last year. And the cookies often rank among Pinterest’s top parenting searches.