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Hi... My baby was born premature at 34 weeks weight was 1.8 kg now she is 3 mnths old weight 4 kg just wanted to ask which formula milk is best as my breasts milk supply is very low? Plz rply



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Even if your diet is not perfect, the best part about breast milk is that it meets your babys nutritional requirements. You should continue eating small meals with healthy snacks in between as Breastfeeding makes most mums very hungry all the time. Eat seasonal fruits and vegetables. Eat different pulses, milk and milk products like yogurt, paneer, buttermilk. Also if you are a non-vegetarian, do include fish and meat in your diet. Eat oil and ghee in moderation. It is very important that you continue to take your supplements regularly after checking with your doctor. Green leafy vegetables, peas, legumes and pulses, whole grain breads, dry fruits, seeds, eggs, lean meat, fish, paneer, melons, citrus fruits help meet a Breastfeeding mum's nutritional requirements In addition to the above, 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 Remember to eat in moderation and have a balanced meal including different kinds of foods. Increase your water intake to hydrate your kids for this summer

What Should You Do When You’Re Low On Breast Milk

Add papaya n lauki n methi to your diet

If you find formula, then aptamil is good. It's contains closer to mother milk. And for increase breast milk supply
To impotant For breast- feeding mom to have a nutritious, well-balanced diet. You should eat plenty of protein-rich foods such as eggs, yoghurt, oatmeal, daal etc. as well as fresh fruits and vegetables rich in essential vitamins and minerals.l Your doctor may also advise a few supplements.

Aptamil is good, go for it.


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