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Question: Currently i am having 2 mnts old baby,my milk is not sufficient for him, please suggest any medication or suggestions to improve my breast milk
Answer: Hi, u can use mamaearth's milk plus tea. It improves milk production and provides healthy lactation. It is chemical free, madesafe and organic.
Question: I am getting sufficient breast milk to feed my baby of 49 days old please suggest how to improve
Answer: Hello! To improve the supply of breastmilk, keep on feeding the baby at regular interval. Along with it take a balanced nutritious diet, drink plenty of water, specially after and before feeding sessions. This will help to increase the supply.
Question: Hello doctor, My baby is 49 days old..i feel that breast feeding is not sufficient to him.. what food should I need to increase milk ( breast feeding)
Answer: Hi dear, if you started your baby breast feedding and feel that its not enough, before doing anything i would recommend you to include these Foods which will help increase breast milk:
There are certain foods that increase breast milk and enhance lactation.
Oatmeal: Oats are easy to prepare as a meal.
They are considered to control the occurrence of diabetes during post pregnancy.
Oatmeal is loaded with energy.
It contains fiber and is good for your digestion.
Have a bowl of oat meal for breakfast. If the thought of having oatmeal is not appetizing, you can try having oat cookies instead.
Fennel Seeds: Fennel seeds boost the quantity of your breast milk.
They are digestives and help control baby-colic.
Fennel seeds can be added along with seasonings to vegetable fillings. Add them to your tea or boil a few seeds with milk and drink up.
Pop in a few seeds after a meal as a mouth refresher.
Fenugreek Seeds: Fenugreek seeds are known for boosting breast milk supply.
Chew on the sprouted seeds along with a glass of milk to prevent post-delivery constipation.
It enhances your milk quantity.
Toss in the seeds with seasoning and flavoring.
Have them for breakfast as a pancake by mixing fenugreek seeds and rice.
Unripe Papayas:Papaya has been used as a natural sedative, which may help you to relax and feed baby better.
Spinach And Beet Leaves: Spinach and beet leaves contain iron, calcium and folic acid.
Black Sesame Seeds: Black Sesame seeds are a rich source of calcium and believed to increase milk supply.
Blend sesame seeds with milk, sugar and almonds.
Use in limited quantity, though.
Carrots: A glass of carrot juice with breakfast or lunch will work wonders in lactation.
Like spinach, carrots too have lactation promoting qualities.
It contains Vitamin A which complements lactation and boosts the quality of your milk.
You can have carrots as raw, steamed or even pureed to a soup.
In winters, try having pureed carrots stirred with warm milk and sugar.
Barley: Barley not only boosts lactation, it also keeps you hydrated.
You can boil barley and have the water through the day.
Toss in whole barley with other vegetables with your favorite flavouring.
Asparagus: Asparagus is considered a must-have food for nursing mothers.
It is a high fibre food.
It is also high in Vitamin A and K.
It helps stimulate the hormones in nursing mothers that are essential for lactation.
Wash and chop asparagus. Boil with milk. Strain and drink for better milk production.
Apricots: During and post pregnancy, there are hormonal imbalance that takes place in your body. Dried apricots have certain chemicals which balance out the hormone levels in your body.
Apricots are rich in calcium and fibre and help boost lactation.
Include apricots and walnuts in your oatmeal diet.
Cumin Seeds: Cumin seeds boost milk supply. Make sure you have them in moderation though.
These are appetizers and fat-burners.
They help avoid digestive irritants like acidity.
Add a pinch of cumin powder to milk or to butter milk and drink.