Post Delivery Diet For Lactating Moms
Jun 23, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
A good diet is quite important in a new mom’s life because you are now breastfeeding your baby and you require a consistent flow of nutrients. A breastfeeding mom needs to consume around 2000-2500 calories a day, depending on several factors, this could vary from pregnancy to pregnancy.
Some of the things to keep in mind include:
1. Consume small and frequent meals throughout the day.
2. Eat a protein rich diet and the protein can come from dairy products and poultry as well.
3. Consume Omega 3 rich foods like almond, walnuts, flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and some fish to your delight.
4. Eat foods that are rich in fibres like oats, daliya, brown rice and also fruits and veggies.
5. Have a calcium rich diet through dairy products, veggies and nuts like almonds and hazelnuts.
6. For snacking, eat dry fruits, whole wheat crackers and healthy options.
Also, Keep yourself hydrated and drink at least 2-3 litres of water on an average. Breast feeding usually makes a mum thirsty, as a part of the water consumed goes into the production of breast milk. But make sure that you do not consume it in excess just because you have been asked to take in fluids.
Join this workshop with Nutritionist & Lactation Expert, Vandana Chawla to know Post Delivery Diet For Lactating Moms.
Vandana Chawla, Nutritionist & Lactation Expert
Mrs. Vandana Chawla, comes with a rich experience of over 21 years, being a Nutrition Expert. She has conducted several workshops and has been consulting parents over infant and child nutrition. She has authored 2 books, the latest one is an ebook on Starting Solids. Nutricare Baby- India's first Paediatric Nutrition Community on Social Media with over 22k mothers is led by her. Apart from child nutrition she is also a Certified Breastfeeding Specialist.
| Jun 19, 2021
I am the Breastfeeding mother to a 9 months old baby. I feel dizziness, weakness most of the times. My baby has milk at night almost every hour. This makes me feel energy less and weak the following day. What can I do to keep myself healthy so that I can continue to Breastfeed my baby as long as possible.
| Jun 20, 2021
Ma'am meri beti 4 mahine ki hai. Woh theek se doodh suck nahi kar pati hai. Woh premature baby hai. Uska janam 28th week mai hi ho gaya tha. Abhi Uska wajan 2. 8 kgs hai. Kaise usey doodh pilaya ja sakta hai. Abhi mai express karke spoon se pilati hoon. Par mere milk supply kam ho rahi hai dheere dheere. Kirpya kuch diet mai kya shaamil kar saktye hai, sujaav dijiye.
| Jun 23, 2021
Hello mam, I am kanika from Rajasthan. My baby is one and a half month old. I have tried all the required nutrients for producing breast milk but I am not able to secrete much. 30% is breast feeding and 70% is formula feed. How can I increase milk production and also which feeding formula to use so he has less gas
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