Question: My baby is 5 and half month. I have no breastmilk. What can I do
Answer: Here are some foods and remedies ,which can help to increase breast milk supply. Masur Dal... This is most important. Take everyday one glass masur dal with ghee. Oatmeal... cinnamon or honey. ... Spinach. ... Garlic. ... Brewer's Yeast. ... Fenugreek. ... Apricots..... Here is a simple homemade powder for increasing milk supply in lactating mothers. Dry roast equal quantities of cumin and fennel seeds till they turn aromatic. Cool them and grind to powder. Mix ½ tsp powder in ½ tsp warm ghee and consume 30 minutes before food 2 to 3 times a day. Desi ghee works best. This can be consumed for 2 weeks, followed by a break for 4 to 5 days and then repeat the cycle. This also helps to reduce colic in breastfed babies. A small portion of ajwain/ carom seeds can also be included. Diet and nutrition play an important role in improving and maintaining a healthy breastmilk supply. Try including these foods in your diet to increase milk supply. Fenugreek (methi) This is an ancient remedy and is being used since generations to improve breastmilk supply. Methi is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, and is a good source of vitamins, iron, and calcium. Nuts and dried fruits It is well known that nuts and dried fruits are high on calories, rich in vitamins and minerals, and a good source of essential nutrients. They can be had by themselves or added in several preparations. Pulses and lentils Pulses, such as Tur daal and Masoor daal are believed to improve milk supply since ancient times. They are high in protein and contain good amounts of iron and fiber. Green leafy vegetables Spinach,sarson ka saag,bathua are a few of the many green leafy vegetables that are rich in iron, calcium, folate, vitamin A and B12 which help to improve lactation. During winters theses vegetables are easily available so make sure you are eating adequate quantity. Other remedies - Utilizing the demand and supply equation, The more you draw milk from your breast, the more milk your body will produce. If milk is not efficiently removed from the breasts, it eventually decreases milk supply. Supplements - 1) Shatavari kalp powder. This has known results when it comes to increasing milk supply. Take a spoon of powder with lukewarm milk once in a day. 2) Jeera- This is the most effective remedy. Roast jeera seeds then powder them and have 1spoon of this powder daily with lukewarm milk once a day. 3)Granules-Mix this in milk and drink. This helps in instant increase if milk. Drink half an hour before feeding the baby. By following these soon you ll notice difference in your milk supply.
Question: can i start giving liquid food to my 4 m old baby girl along with breastmilk
Answer: Wait till 6month. 6th month is the ideal time to start semi solid for your baby. As by then baby can sit on his own, has better coordination between his throat and tongue wch facilities easy gulping. His digestive system is also strong and can readily digest food items other than breastmilk.
Question: Hi, my baby is 5 n half months old. Can i start with top feed. What should i start with.
Answer: Hi Dear! If your milk is enough and sufficient according to baby needs and baby is gaining weight the pee and poop count is well thr is no need to start top feed, pls continue to offer BM.. Good luck!