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My SIL's baby’s weight is very low. Can she give breast milk with formula milk for weight gain?



Pragati, you can ask her to include these food to improve the breast milk .following foods are considered in boosting a mother's milk supply: - Methi seeds - Fennel seeds (saunf) - Garlic - Green leafy vegetables like spinach, methi, sarso saag, dill - Cumin seeds (jeera) - Gourds like lauki, tori, tinda - Lentils especially red masoor dal - Nuts like almonds and cashew Most importantly do drink 8-10 glasses of water.

You can aslo ask her to focus on giving breast milk first. She can give one time formula. Mixing the two is not advisable

Don't worry . Ask her to breastfeed well on time intervals also try breastfeeding from both side as it increased the feeding time and gives more nutrients to the baby (Read thishttp://app.babychakra.com/feedpost/181122?ref=SEEM26882&) do not mix the two ever. Breastfeed once and the other time feed formula

Moringa leafe, Jeera boiling in milk and taking help us to increase the milk flow. Ask her have dry fruits ans spinach

Formula milk does not help to gain baby weight. But if you choose prebiotic-rich formula it may be help to manage baby gut health. And breastfed mom also take healthy diets, which is help to increase her breastmilk.

It's not sure formula milk helpful for baby wight, but yes Prebiotics rich fourmul milk good healthy gut, immunity and all growth of baby. So best is feed breast milk and if she want to give FM, choose Prebiotics rich fourmul with the consult of your pediatrician.

Yes absolutely she can do this. Ask her to give prebiotic rich formula milk as that helps in keeping gut health stronger.


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