सवाल: mera baby c section se hua h,mujhe kya Lena Chahiye diet me,or kya me milk Le Sikti hu
उत्तर: Normal.khana khaye.
yogurt, and milk improve your breast milk supply. Cut off caffeine products as they can enter your breast milk and irritate your baby and affect his sleep.
Foods You Can Eat After C-Section:
Post delivery, you tend to feel hungry often with the energy draining out during the delivery process. Here is a list of foods which you should eat during the recovery period after C-section:
1. Low-fat dairy products:
Skimmed milk, low-fat yogurt, and cheese are excellent sources of protein, calcium, and vitamins B and D, which are essential for nursing moms. You need calcium rich foods for yourself as well as your baby as your milk strengthens her. Include three cups or at least 500ml of dairy every day.
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. It boosts the energy levels and gives you the required nutrients and vitamins.
Enriched whole grain products contain folic acid, iron and fiber, which are essential in the early developmental stage of your baby. For new mothers who experience sleepless nights and wake up irritated in the morning, a whole grain cereal breakfast works.
You can also prepare a healthy breakfast by adding blueberries and skimmed milk into a serving of oatmeal.
[ Read: Post Pregnancy Diet ]
3. Fruits and vegetables:
Citrus fruits like oranges and antioxidant-rich blueberries are good for breastfeeding mothers. Citrus fruits contain vitamin C.
Green veggies like broccoli, 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 contain heart-healthy antioxidants and low calories. They are good for both the mother and her baby.
Dark colored beans like kidney beans and black beans contain iron, which is essential for nursing mothers. They are also a source of non-animal protein. Mushrooms (fresh and dried), carrot and red dates are other good options.
You should consume three portions of fruits and two portions of veggies every day.
Oats are a good source of iron, calcium, proteins, carbohydrates and fiber (7). The high fiber content relieves you from constipation. You can have them along with milk, dry fruits or nuts. You can also chop some fruits such as apple, banana or mango, and eat them with oats.
Pulses are essential in our diet as they are good sources of proteins. Moreover, they are rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber. Include lentils and green gram as they are easily digestible and help you lose the extra weight.
[ Read: 25 Best Foods To Increase Breast Milk ]
Include turmeric in your dishes as it contains vitamins B6, C, fiber, potassium, manganese and magnesium. It helps reduce inflammation and heals internal and external wounds quickly. Add about a half teaspoon of turmeric in a glass of warm milk and drink it every day.
Almonds are rich sources of carbohydrates, vitamins B12 and E, fiber and minerals like copper, calcium, zinc, potassium and manganese. It is one of the must-have foods which benefit your health as well as beauty. Almonds can be taken in any form – raw, soaked, shakes, etc.
8. Ajwain (carom seeds or bishop’s weed):
Ajwain or carom seeds are a good source of thymol, which helps soothe pain caused by indigestion and gas (8). It also cleanses uterus and gives relief from the post-delivery pain.
The thymol is antibacterial, antioxidant, antiseptic and antifungal. You can include it in a variety of dishes like bread or use as a seasoning agent.
You can also drink ajwain water every day. In the book All Natural Antiviral Agents, Laurie Pippen writes that ajwain’s aromatic oil is released into the breast milk and regulates digestion in babies.
9. Ginger and garlic:
Ginger, both raw and dry (saunth), contains vitamins B6 and E, fiber, potassium, magnesium, manganese and selenium. 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. It can be included in your diet as an alternative to milk and other dairy products. It is a great alternative for mothers who are allergic to dairy food.
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.
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.
[ Read: Fenugreek To Increase Breast Milk ]
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 flatulence and gas and aids in better digestion. It, therefore, treats gastrointestinal issues that are common after delivery (9).
It is advisable to check with your doctor before you start a meal regime. Sometimes, she may suggest some vitamin or iron supplements.