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6 foods to increase supply of breast milk in c-section delivery mothers

Updated On Mar 29, 2022 06:06 PM IST
  • Mothers who deliver a baby through a c-section need to add a lot of nutrients such as fibre, protein, iron minerals and calcium in their diet not just for a speedy recovery but also to easily breastfeed the newborn.
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Bringing life to earth is not at all an easy task. Many people think that a healthy diet only needs to be followed till your pregnancy lasts but maintaining a controlled balanced diet after your delivery is equally important. Once a baby is born, all the attention goes to the baby but the mother also needs a lot of care especially if it is a c-section or caesarean delivery. Most mothers take time to produce milk after a c-section delivery. Here are a few easily available ingredients that will help the mother to recover soon as well as increase milk supply.(Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 29, 2022 06:06 PM IST

Bringing life to earth is not at all an easy task. Many people think that a healthy diet only needs to be followed till your pregnancy lasts but maintaining a controlled balanced diet after your delivery is equally important. Once a baby is born, all the attention goes to the baby but the mother also needs a lot of care especially if it is a c-section or caesarean delivery. Most mothers take time to produce milk after a c-section delivery. Here are a few easily available ingredients that will help the mother to recover soon as well as increase milk supply.(Pexels)

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Oats: This superfood can help your body in more ways than one. You can soak it overnight in milk and keep it in the refrigerator and eat it the next day for breakfast with your favourite fresh fruit toppings.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Oats: This superfood can help your body in more ways than one. You can soak it overnight in milk and keep it in the refrigerator and eat it the next day for breakfast with your favourite fresh fruit toppings.(Shutterstock)

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Fenugreek seeds: Studies suggest that fenugreek seeds increase insulin and oxytocin secretion in the body which helps boost milk production.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Fenugreek seeds: Studies suggest that fenugreek seeds increase insulin and oxytocin secretion in the body which helps boost milk production.(Pinterest)

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Spinach: Experts recommend new moms consume a lot of green leafy vegetables since they are rich in calcium, iron, folate and vitamin K.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Spinach: Experts recommend new moms consume a lot of green leafy vegetables since they are rich in calcium, iron, folate and vitamin K.(Pixabay)

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Masoor dal: Pulses, especially masoor dal or red lentils should be consumed more frequently since they are packed in iron, protein and fibre.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Masoor dal: Pulses, especially masoor dal or red lentils should be consumed more frequently since they are packed in iron, protein and fibre.(Unsplash)

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Cumin or jeera: This Indian spice can be found in any desi household. It helps aid digestion as well as the production of milk.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Cumin or jeera: This Indian spice can be found in any desi household. It helps aid digestion as well as the production of milk.(Pinterest)

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Fennel seeds: Fennel seeds is being used for centuries to increase milk flow. It has galactagogue, a substance that helps in increasing breastmilk supply.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 29, 2022 06:06 PM IST

Fennel seeds: Fennel seeds is being used for centuries to increase milk flow. It has galactagogue, a substance that helps in increasing breastmilk supply.(Pixabay)

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