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Question: Blessed with baby girl on 30th May via c section...can I take fruits ...

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Answer: You should consume three portions of fruits and two portions of veggies every day. Diet after c sec: 1 Skimmed milk, low-fat yogurt, and cheese are excellent sources of protein, calcium, and vitamins B and D. 2. Whole grains: Whole grain brown bread, brown rice, wheat and brown pasta provide you the necessary calories and help supply nutritious milk for your baby. 3. Fruits and vegetables: Citrus fruits like oranges and antioxidant-rich blueberries are good for breastfeeding mothers. Green veggies spinach, pointed gourd, Indian round gourd, beans, fenugreek leaves and lotus stem are excellent sources of vitamins A and C, iron and dietary calcium. They are good for both the mother and her baby. 4. Oats: Oats are a good source of iron, calcium, proteins, carbohydrates and fiber. 5. Pulses: Pulses are essential in our diet as they are good sources of proteins. Moreover, they are rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber. 6. Turmeric: Include turmeric in your dishes Add about a half teaspoon of turmeric in a glass of warm milk and drink it every day. 7. Almonds: Almonds can be taken in any form – raw, soaked, shakes, etc. 8. Ajwain : It cleanses uterus and gives relief from the post-delivery pain. You can also drink ajwain water every day. 9. Ginger and garlic: It acts as an anti-inflammatory substance. Garlic aids digestion and helps reduce post pregnancy weight. You can add a little ginger-garlic paste to your foods while cooking. 10. Finger millet: Also known as ragi or mandua, it is a good source of iron and calcium. New moms require calcium for bone health. 11. Cumin: Cumin seeds help in producing breast milk. You can add some cumin seeds in any food or powder white cumin seeds and add it to a glass of warm milk. Drink this twice every day to improve breast milk supply. 12. Fenugreek: methi daana It is an excellent source of calcium, iron, minerals and vitamins. It is known to prevent joint and back pains. It can be added to a variety of dishes and fenugreek tea is good for lactating mothers. 13. White and black sesame seeds: These are rich in iron, calcium, copper, phosphorus, and magnesium. It significantly regulates bowel movement. 14. Asafoetida (hing): You can add a little amount of hing to your foods. It eases out gas and aids in better digestion.
Answer: Hello! Congratulations for the bundle of joy. Yes, you can have all types of fruits in moderation. Remember you need to have a proper nutritional and balanced diet and have food at small intervals along with plenty of water. Since you will be breastfeeding, it is important that you take care of your diet. Take care
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