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Question: I had a c section 12 days before... please suggest the diet plan and also to increase breast milk production..
Answer: Hello dear, congrats on the baby, now after delivery our 1st concern always remains the diet as we have to be sure the baby has enough milk and we also have good strength to get back to track. So here is the chart which I followed hope this will help you too.
Early Morning : (7.00 Am)
Hot Milk (1 glass) : Milk Is the best way to start your day, It will cool the acid rush down, and the nutrients in milk will be are absorbed better on empty stomach
Soaked Almonds (10 -12 pieces) : It is a good source of protein and omega 3 acids
1 Big gondh laddu: Helps in healing , weakness and in lactation
2 tsp carom seeds : This will help in digestion and lactation
Breakfast (9.00 Am)
Ragi vermicilly upma with carrot and cashew : Provides essential nutrients to baby through breast milk. calcium helps in healing and replenishing mother stores. cashew helps in lactation
Curd 1 small Bowl : curd Provides calcium, protein, Vit A and D very beneficial during recovery from delivery . just make sure it is fresh and at room temperature.
Egg Omlette(2 No.): Eggs are easy to make and best sources of proteins that helps in baby’s growth when you feed.
Toasted Brown Bread(2 slices)
Vegetable oats upama (1 soup bowl) : Multi nutrients from veggies and good fiber to tackle constipation and het your bowel functions back to normal.
Apple Or Pomegranate (1 medium size): These fruits help in maintaining hydration and Ph balance.
Coconut water / Ajwain water : It Benefits in constipation, sluggish digestion, heart burn and urinary tract infections.
Chapati / Phulka(2 no)
Red lentil / Masoor Dal with jeera: Red Lentils helps in increasing milk productions and over all lactation
Palak Paneer(1 small bowl): Spinach is rich in folic acid and iron and helps in maintaining healthy lactation and increases milk secretions.
Stir fried parval- 2 no.: Raw salads can be hard on digestion , stirred parval is helpful in changing taste and providing fiber to the new mother.
Ajwain water – 1 glass : helps in digestion
Ajwain water(1 glass): Helps in hydration and heart burn
Milk (1 glass)
1 Mix Ladoo (coconut,almond and poppy seed ): Helps in lactation. provides calcium and other essential nutrients required for brain development of baby. Poppy seeds helps in keeping headaches at bay. specially if you have migraine problem.
Mix vegetable soup (bottle gourd , beetroot ,carrot , toru, 1/2 tomato): Helps in providing Iron , required to cover up the blood loss. fluids helps in increasing milk secretions. ,
Dry fruit chikki (made in gurr )(2 small pieces): Good combination of iron and protein
Ajwain water: Helps in digestion
DINNER (8.00 Pm)
Mung / masoor dal with methi leaves (1 bowl)
Toru / parwal / bottle gour sabji (add little milk / paneer while cooking): good combination of protein and iron for baby’s growth and mother’s recovery
Beetroot + carrot kheer(1 bowl): Beet root and carrots increase heamoglobin and are rich in Vitamin A. It helps in growth of the baby.
Milk(1 glass): Along with good nutrition, a glass of warm milk at bedtime helps in getting a good night sleep. and helps in lactation
10 soaked almonds: helps in baby’s brain development and lactation
Question: Had c section. No milk in the breast what are the remedies to increase breast milk?
Answer: There are many foods which Increase Breast Milk Quickly
Oats have a lot of benefit is with them. Apart from easy and quick to prepare, it helps keep blood pressure, cholesterol, and weight in check and supports the immune system as well. Oats are rich in calcium and fibre and thus helps increase the milk supply. It also prevents the occurrence of diabetes during post pregnancy. You can have a bowl full of oatmeal for breakfast or can also go for oat cookies.
Salmon is rich in omega-3 and essential fatty acids required by the body as they are highly nutritious and vital for breastfeeding mothers. It helps boost lactation hormones by making the milk more nutritious and healthy. It simply improves mother’s health so that she can produce the hormones necessary for milk production You can go for the boiled, steamed or the grilled one for your meal.
3. Spinach and beet leaves
These contain a high amount of calcium, iron, vitamin K, vitamin A and folic acid. Iron is required by the anaemic mothers. It also helps to make the baby stronger. It contains some plant chemicals which prevent breast cancer. You can take the leaves and make soup or can make a paratha for a meal. Remember to eat spinach carefully and in some alterations as too much of it can cause diarrhoea in your baby.
Carrots are rich in beta-carotene and vitamin A which are needed by the lactating mothers. Like spinach, it does help a lot for increasing lactation. It provides with energy and improves the quality and supply of milk. Having a glass of carrot juice with lunch or breakfast will work as an amazing food for lactating mother. You can directly snack on it or can even make a soup of it. In winters, you can go for blended carrots stirred with warm milk and sugar as it soothes the body.
5. Fennel seeds
Fennel is a rich source of vitamin C. and one of the foods to increase breast milk quickly. Apart from this, it also aids in digestion and settles an upset belly. It also helps control colic under babies. You can have it along with seasonings or can add it to your tea or milk. It can also be used as a mouth refresher, just pop a few seeds into your mouth after the meal.
6. Fenugreek seeds
Fenugreek is a great source of iron, protein and vitamin C. It enhances the milk’s quality and also increases the milk supply within a few days of consuming the fenugreek herb. But if you are prone to asthma or allergies, you have to be careful with it. You can toss in the seeds with flavouring and seasoning or have it along with some rice.
Garlic is considered as the most popular food to boost lactation in nursing mother.
Question: I had c section before 4 days... how to increase brest milk
Answer: Hi dear,
If you are talking about breastmilk then here are following tips to increase breastmilk:
1- breastfeed often.more you feed, more milk is produced
2- keep yourself well hydrated.lack of water in body could effect breastmilk supply.keep a bottle of water while you breastfeed
3- oats cookies are beneficial to increase breastmilk.mix it with various dryfruits with few poppy seeds( khas-khas),with desi ghee
4- lot of fresh vegetables and seasonal fruits
5- fenugreek and fennel seeds in diet.you can also soak fennel seeds in water overnight and drink it up daily
6- prenatal vitamins,like calcium and iron would also help you in the process
7- take proper rest.to exhaustive body could hamper your breastmilk production too
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