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I am a mother of 2.5 months old baby. From starting my milk supply is very low. My baby is on 70 % nan pro and 30 % mother feed. I am taking galact granules after delivery to till now. Few days back my milk supple suddenly decreased then I started taking perinorm tablet after consulting my doc and milk supply again increased but only for few days and that too did not meet my baby's need. I tried many home made things. I tried jeera, sauf etc etc

What to do now should I consult any lactation expert. Is there any expert here. Is there any medicine which can increase my milk supply from 50 ml to 120 ml . Pls reply or suggest something or suggest any lactation expert or any medicine



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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


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