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Diet and Meal Plan for Breastfeeding Mums

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BODY WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

December 28, 2018

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Do you believe that breastfeeding mums cannot slim down as it will affect quality and quantity of their milk supply? Well, it all depends on how you do it. Let us guide breastfeeding mums on how to shed some weight yet not affecting their milk supply naturally and healthily.

Changing from one lactating diet to another can reduce the intake of fats and calorie yet maintaining good amount of breast milk for breastfeeding mummies! Let us introduce some lactation boosters (galactagogues) suitable for slimming mummies.

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What to eat for postpartum lactation?

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BODY WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

November 16, 2018

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A mother's nutrition is an important indicator to determine milk quality. What should mothers eat to produce higher quality milk? The production of breast milk is a very delicate process. Hormones are produced by the baby sucking the breasts which in turns promote the production of hormones that secrete milk from the pituitary gland. The more the baby sucks, the more hormones are produced. The earlier the baby sucks, the sooner the hormones are produced. Other than the frequency of baby sucking, factors which affect the secretion of milk are often closely related to the mother’s mood, mentality, nutritional status, and sleep or rest. Thus, a mother’s nutritional status and the quality of milk are highly correlated.

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