Sources of Protein – Include foods such as eggs, chicken, fish and meats if you are a non-vegetarian. Vegetarians should eat dairy foods like milk and cheese, dried beans, peas, and nuts
Sources of Vitamins- Eat fruits and vegetables that are rich in Vitamin C, such as melons, oranges, papayas, strawberries, grapefruits, tomatoes, sweet potatoes and broccoli
Sources of Iron – include walnuts, red meat, oysters, dry fruits, figs, beef liver and dried beans.
Sources of Calcium – The mother should include milk, cheese, yoghurt, spinach, kale and tofu to supplement the intake of calcium.
Sources of Fiber – Eat lots of raw vegetables and fruits as salad in order to add roughage to your diet.
water and fluids:
Sources of Fluids – non-citrus fruit juices, soups, coconut water, herbal teas and buttermilk . Green teas are allowed too if you consume the decaffeinated ones.
Garlic (lehsun), Fenugreek leaves and seeds (Methi), fennel seeds (Saunf), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Sesame seeds ( Til), Almonds (Badaam), Bottlegourd (Lauki), Ridge Gourd (Torui), Spinach (Palak), Orange Lentils (Masoor dal), Oats and Daliya.
Diet after c section