Increasing Breast Milk Production:

 

• Breast milk is a very important nutritional source for babies as it: 

   o Strengthens the immune system

   o Increases memory and IQ

• Low milk supply can put the baby at risk of malnutrition

 

Causes:

 

• The milk production can be limited due to:

   o Any illness

   o Consuming birth-control pills

• Certain hormonal disorders

• Infrequent breastfeeding by the mother due to cracked or painful nipples

 

Natural home remedy using fenugreek seeds and cow/goat/camel milk: 

 

1. Take some washed fenugreek seeds

2. Crush them to powder

3. Mix 1 tbsp of this powder in milk from a cow, goat or camel

4. Drink 3 glasses of this milk every day

 

• It stimulates the milk producing glands. Diabetic and asthmatic women should avoid this remedy.

 

Natural home remedy using drumstick juice:

 

1. Drink ½ glass of drumstick juice every day

 

• This will stimulate the mammary glands. It will also open up veins around the breast, which will

   increase the supply of milk.

 

Tips:

 

• Keep the body hydrated by drinking water and juices through the day

• Have a nutritious diet and increase your daily calorie intake

• Using a warm compress on your breast before the feeding session increases the blood supply in the  

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