One of the challenges nursing mothers go through is the inability to produce enough breast milk for their babies. This can pose a problem because growing babies need breast milk for better child development.
Healthy nuts such as almonds, groundnut, and cashew are considered to be galactagogues. They are full of protein, Omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, zinc, and vitamin B.
It promotes digestion and helps nursing mothers produce breast milk. The taste of the garlic goes into the breast milk which most infants taste and tend to breastfeed for a longer time than usual. However, not all babies may show signs of feeding after taking garlic. If this happens, discontinue.
The high fiber and water content in carrots will help you rehydrate and boost your breast milk supply. It is also an excellent source of beta-carotene.
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Beans are a good source of protein, folic acid, and vitamin B. It helps to keep nursing mothers full for a longer time.
Aside from being one of the healthiest breakfasts, it is rich in carbs, protein, calcium, and potassium.
A staple beverage is peculiar to Northerners. It can be made from millet, rice, sorghum, tiger nut it maize. Kunu is a beverage that comes highly recommended for nursing mothers.
7. Brown Rice
Boosts lactation in moms, rich in fiber content that will nourish your body and give you energy. If you are in Western Nigeria, Ofada rice would do.
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