Freezing meals for later - better to cook first or freeze raw?

I'm expecting my second child in a couple weeks and I'm trying to prepare some meals in advance to keep in our deep freezer. Is it better to make them and freeze them raw or to make them, cook them, then freeze? I was going to make a breaded oven-baked chicken dish with fresh chicken that I have and I was... show more I'm expecting my second child in a couple weeks and I'm trying to prepare some meals in advance to keep in our deep freezer. Is it better to make them and freeze them raw or to make them, cook them, then freeze? I was going to make a breaded oven-baked chicken dish with fresh chicken that I have and I was also going to make a lasagna. Wondering which way would help the meal taste better later after I take it out of the freezer? Thank you!
Update: You are all so helpful! Thank you, thank you, thank you!
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