As a retired La Leche League Leader, and mom to 4, I wish I had known about essential oils when my children were little.
For all you nursing or pregnant moms, here are some tips about breastfeeding from Stephanie Fritz, LM, CPM :
Fennel internally and Basil topically will definitely increase milk supply. 3-4 drops of each 3-4 times a day, you should notice an increase by next day.
Must increase calories by 500 when breastfeeding to make enough caloric and fat filled milk for babe.
Nurse as often as you can to help bring up the supply and demand.
Drink 3-4 quarts of water
Use anti-stress/relaxation essential oils daily (grounding blend, invigorating blend, juniper berry, calming blend, ylang ...