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If any mother not able to breastfeed to her baby, what should she do? Can she chose fm? Plz suggest any good fm.



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

FM should be avoided as it may not suit all new babies

I gave my baby Aptamil gold formula milk. It has all the essential nutrients required for the baby's gut health and immunity. It's the closest to breast milk. Contains prebiotics and HMO which improve the baby's gut.

Although breastmilk is best for baby, in case of emergencies always choose the one that's closest to bm, containing prebiotics and HMO. Aptamil Gold has them both.


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