Similar Questions with Answers
Question: My 3 months old baby has recently reduced formula milk and latches more on breast milk. But I don't find my breasts heavier as it used to be earlier when my baby was more on formula milk. Has my breast milk production reduced? And is my baby getting enough milk?? I m worried..
Answer: Production of milk doesn't depend on size of breast. When baby starts drinking body will produce milk accordingly. So don't worry about heaviness of brest . Just concentrate on your intakes. Have healthy diet. Enjoy motherhood..
Question: My breast milk has reduced now and I also have pain in my nipples.Give some remedies.
Answer: For increasing breastmilk-Try galactogogues :Have Ragi milkshake daily.Have fenugreek soaked in water overnight.Incude cumin and fennel seeds in your diet.Massaging your breast daily for 5 mins is essential along with warm compresses as it helps in treating the block ducts ,if any and also enhances milk production.
The pain in nipples could be due to baby sucking on only nipples instead of the whole aerola which causes cracked nipples.
Nipcare ointment can be used to cure this.
Question: I have 3 months old baby. I got my periods and am getting low amount of breast milk. Because of period decreases in breast milk
Answer: In this case you need to focus on your diet. Do mot compromise on your diet as whatever you eat is passed to the baby in the form of breastmilk. Ypu may consult with the pediatric person if he or she advises for the top feed you can go with that