Dear Dr! my son is 12 days old he is weak and he is only on mother feed what should I do for his health?what kind of diet should I take,

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Firstly, remain in touch with your baby's doctor and get the baby checked regularly . You need to both relax and take care of diet to help in lactation. Few suggestions are take a balanced diet of cereals (esp dalia, bajra), green leafy vegetables (esp methi, mustard leaves), dals sprouts ; legumes (masoor. black channa, soybean), fruits, milk products, eggs fish , meat, Do take almonds, cashew, walnuts, sesame seeds, flaxseeds, dates, raisins, cumin seeds, methi seeds, ajwain, dried ginger, jaggery etc. You should also take ample fluids in the form of lukewarm water, zeera water, soups, buttermilk, milk etc. You may also read a blog for this on our website, link is given http://www.parentune.com/parent-blog/-8-nutrition-tips-for-breastfeeding-mothers/539 Hope this helps. All the best and do keep us posted.

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