I have a baby boy of One and a half month I am not able to generate enough milk and even I have not breast feed my baby from more then a week is it possible now to feed him as he is use to powdered milk. kindly advise

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Updated on May 10, 2022

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I hope you are well. Here are the foods you can add to the diet to increase breast milk. -Whole grains -Garlic -Green leafy veggies -Ginger -Fenugreek seeds or methi -Nuts and seeds -Oats -Barley -Fennel seeds (Saunf) -Cumin seeds -Star anise seeds (badiyan ka phool) -Sesame seeds -Turmeric -Drumsticks -Carrots -Black sesame seeds -Salmon fish -Sweet potato -basil or tulsi Please refer this blog as well :) https://www.parentune.com/parent-blog/9-tips-to-increase-breast-milk-supply-in-lactating-moms/812 You need to both relax and take care of diet to help in lactation. Here are a few suggestions- -Take a balanced diet of cereals (esp dalia, bajra), green leafy vegetables (esp methi, mustard leaves), dals & legumes (masoor. black channa, soybean), fruits, milk products, eggs fish & poultry. - Add in almonds, cashew, walnuts, sesame seeds, flaxseeds, dates, raisins, cumin seeds, methi seeds, ajwain, dried ginger, gaund, jaggery etc. - You should also take ample fluids in the form of lukewarm water, zeera water, sattu Buttermilk soups, buttermilk, milk, lemon water, kokum sherbet etc. Hope this helps :) Take Care

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