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- What a awesome idea for all that breast milk in my freezer. -- Votes: 6
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So found this today on one of my milk sites I was devistated last April where after a week long stressful move my milk had dried and my child had self weaned I am pregnant with my second would it be a bad Idea to re intro breast milk to my sons diet through food some of these recipesseem so good I would try them what do you think here is a example
(This is a kid/adult friendly recipe)
Vanilla Breast Milk Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 cup butter
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup breast milk
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
Strawberry Buttercream Frosting
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 3 strawberries, hulled and chopped up
- 1 1/4 cups icing sugar
- 1/8 cup breastmilk
- 1/8 cup half-and-half
- 1 tsp vanilla
Again, I might try it, what are the health bennifits? :D
I already answered not knowing you had stored breastmilk, which really doesn't make sense in regard to your story (self weaned, milk dried up but yet you have lots of milk in the fridge?) idk
Anyway Im a baker and the other night my so and I were joking about making breastmilk cupcakes but only for taste because breastmilk is so sweet and creamy lol
Quoting Asher and Haddie's Mommy:" Again, I might try it, what are the health bennifits? :D"
Lol Even after 12 months, babies benefit from human milk. At one year of age, a baby's immune system is functioning at only 60 percent of adult level and because formula has no live antibodies, it is strongly associated with high rates of infection. So just a extra way to keep my son healthy I guess. he self weaned but he still loves cuddling with the booby when he is upset etc I would just love to reintroduc some breast milk into his diet.
Quoting 36-24-36OnlyIfshes5-3:" I already answered not knowing you had stored breastmilk, which really doesn't make sense in regard to ... [snip!] ... night my so and I were joking about making breastmilk cupcakes but only for taste because breastmilk is so sweet and creamy lol"
No I don't have any stored milk yet. (but most moms who would do think to do this have a supply) I am due in July with my second baby we moved cross country my son flew with my husband I drove are car ( 1 week trip my husband has very bad arthritis so he couldn't drive) by the time I got to ND my son had self weaned I was devastated I think when my milk comes in and I get a supply again it would be a awesome idea to reintro breast milk into his diet.
ahhh.... no, I wouldn't use breastmilk in recipes. I just think it's a waste.
Doesn't extreme heat alter the chemical composition of breastmilk, removing nutrients, thus rendering it not as superior as raw milk?
Quoting Pusherman:" Doesn't extreme heat alter the chemical composition of breastmilk, removing nutrients, thus rendering it not as superior as raw milk?"
Not sure exactly to be honest but there were more then a few recipes on there where the breast milk was not cooked if that is true like smoothies for your LO etc.
I wouldn't put it in a special recipe...if I wanted him to drink breast milk, I'd just give it to him in a cup...
Quoting Rafael's Mommy ♥:" I wouldn't put it in a special recipe...if I wanted him to drink breast milk, I'd just give it to him in a cup..."
I think I will try it when baby is here also just will be over a year by that point so not sure how he will take to it. Kinda a picky eater/drinker lol