After months of looking forward to her birth, your baby is finally with you. But you also feel it’s high time you got back into your pre-pregnancy clothes. Hold on! Now you are breastfeeding and the baby depends on you for all her nutrition and growth. It is your responsibility to ensure that you take… [ Continue Reading ]
Food For Breastfeeding Mothers »
When you are breastfeeding, what you eat or drink can and does affect your baby. While you might want to focus on getting all the nutrients you can get for your baby and for yourself, you may also want to watch out for what you should not be eating and drinking.
Diet for an Anaemic Lactating Mother
Pregnancy and lactation depletes the body’s iron and calcium reserves and iron deficiency can lead to anaemia. Deficiency of vitamin B12 too, can cause anaemia too. A lactating, anaemic mother should, therefore, eat a diet rich in iron, calcium, phosphorous, vitamin B12, vitamin C (for better absorption of iron), and vitamin D (for better absorption… [ Continue Reading ]
Can’t Breast feed Your Baby?
If your problem is related to your inability to feed due to sore or cracked nipples, try massaging edible oil or ghee on it. This will soften the nipples and will make you get used to your baby’s suckling. Also try to be as comfortable as you can when the baby is suckling. Try to… [ Continue Reading ]