Wednesday, August 5, 2015

7 things to increase breast milk supply

Nothings is better than breast milk for babies. It is very important for the health and growth of baby to consume breast milk. If your breast milk is not enough , first thing you should do is feed your baby as much as you can from your breast, which releases hormones in your body to produce breast milk. Also consume these 7 things to increase your milk supply. 

1. Fenugreek

it is a ancient belief that giving fenugreek seed to the lactating mother helps in increasing milk supply. It is also a good source of iron, calcium and minerals.
But be careful before consuming it too mach because it is diuretic (any substance that promotes the production of urine) and you may end up losing lots of water.

2. Garlic

garlic milk is a popular post delivery drink given to the nursing mothers. 
Mothers who eat garlic tend to feed for longer time.

3. Cumin seed

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Beside increasing milk supply cumin also help in digestion and provide relief from constipation (common problem after post delivery).

4. Cinnamon

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You can drink cinnamon milk or cinnamon tea.

5. Pulses and legumes

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pulses are good source of protein. Breastfeeding mothers can drink pulses (Dal) by adding one spoon of ghee, it will help in increasing milk supply.

6. Oats 

Oat is also popular for milk supply and it is a good source of fiber and provide relief from constipation.

7. Nuts 

nuts like cashew and almond boost the milk production. Some dry fruits also use in making ladoos and halwa and flavored milk for nursing mom's.

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