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Day regimen and food of the nursing mother

the Nursing mother has to eat properly, and also have a rest fully. Quality of food of the woman during feeding by a breast is of great importance not only for its health, but also for full value of breast milk. Numerous researches proved dependence of a chemical composition of milk on structure of a diet of mother. At defective food in breast milk the amount of protein, fat, vitamins, mineral substances can be reduced, and it has an adverse effect on development of the child. The structure of breast milk can be improved by correction of a maternal diet.

during feeding by a breast the caloric content of food of mother has to be 500 - 700 kcal higher than usual. For this purpose the approximate daily diet has to support her to 200 g of meat or fish, 1 l of milk or dairy drinks, 100 - 150 of cottage cheese, 20 - 30 g of cheese, 500 - 600 of vegetables, 200 - 300 of fruit. Amount of liquid in a daily diet of mother (soup, tea, milk, kefir, juice, etc.) about 2 l. the Diet of mother it is desirable for p to coordinate

with time of feeding of the child. It is expedient to eat food before each applying of the kid to a breast as it promotes the best production of milk. Such mode is convenient also for the reason that usually before feeding the child sleeps, and mother can quietly cook to herself food and without hurrying to eat.

the Approximate menu of the nursing mother can be the following:

the Breakfast - an omelet or cottage cheese, milk porridge, bread and butter and cheese, milk or tea with milk;
the Second breakfast - a meat or fish dish with a vegetable garnish, fruit, fruit or vegetable juice;
the Lunch - fresh vegetables salad, vegetable or milk soup, a meat or fish dish with a vegetable or krupyany garnish, a sweet dish (compote, dairy kissel, juice);
the Afternoon snack - cottage cheese, kefir, a roll, fruit;
the Dinner - a vegetable or cottage cheese dish, milk (kefir, tea with milk), fresh fruit or vegetables; before going to bed - milk, kefir or curdled milk.

to the Feeding women can recommend to include in the diet special dry dietary products “femilak - 2“ and “Enfa - mother“ which are used in the form of milk drink, and also for preparation of various dishes for the purpose of enrichment by their milk protein and vitamins. Application of these products optimizes food of the pregnant woman or the feeding woman, adequately providing additional, including special, food needs. The necessary quantity of a product is established individually, taking into account nature of food and a state of health of the woman, as a rule, of 1 - 2 portion of drink (230 - 460 ml) a day.

, except good nutrition, sufficient rest, stay in the fresh air, a quiet situation of the house is necessary for

For a good lactation. Family members have to take care of that at night she slept not less than 8 hours, and also had an opportunity to sleep in the afternoon within 1 - 2 hours and to happen in the fresh air on 2 - 3 - hour a day. Occupations by not hard physical work and physical culture are useful.

Some mothers for increase in amount of milk try to use more liquid. These are increases production of milk really a little, but at the same time its structure suffers - the amount of protein, fat, vitamins decreases, it becomes as if divorced. The structure of breast milk also worsens if the nursing mother overloads food with carbohydrates, uses a lot of sugar, confectionery, grain. The nursing mother should limit herself in reception of so-called obligate allergens - chocolate, cocoa, natural coffee, nuts, honey, mushrooms. It can cause allergic reactions in the child. It is not necessary to be fond of also sharp and sharply smelling products (pepper, onions, garlic, etc.) which can give to milk specific smack that will not be pleasant to the child.

Drinks for the feeding women

Juice carrot
the carrots which are Washed up by a brush to rub


on a small grater, to wring out juice and to drink on a half-glass on reception 2 - 3 times a day. For improvement of tastes add milk, cream, honey to juice of carrots and fruktovo - berry juice. Additions have to be not really big (1 - 2 tablespoons on a glass of juice) not to reduce effect of carrot juice.

the Carrots grated with milk
In a glass are placed by 3 - 4 tablespoons of grated carrots, fill in with milk or cream and drink on 1 glass 2 - 3 times a day. It is possible to add 1 - 2 teaspoons of honey to drink in the evening - for removal of a nervous tension and a good night dream.

Drink from salad seeds
the Most expressed molokogonny action seeds of salad sheet possess. For preparation of drink from them take 20 g of seeds, carefully crush in a porcelain mortar and fill in with 1 glass of boiled water. Insist 2 - 3 hours and drink 2 - 3 times a day on a half-glass on reception. For improvement of taste it is possible to add 1 - 2 teaspoons of honey on 1 glass of boiled water.

Caraway drink to
For preparation of 1 l of drink are taken by 15 g of seeds, 100 g of sugar, 1 lemon of average size or 2 g of lemon acid. Fill in with water, cook on very weak fire of 5 - 10 minutes, filter and drink on a half-glass 2 - 3 times a day.

Cream with caraway seeds
2 glasses of cream to pour in

in a ceramic pot, to add 2 tablespoons of seeds of caraway seeds, to close a cover and to put in an oven of room temperature, to drink for breakfast and a dinner.

Caraway kvass
Bread rye, cut small pieces, is dried, slightly roasted, filled in with water and left for 3 - 4 hours. After that filter, add yeast, sugar, caraway seeds and put to the warm place for fermentation for 10 - 12 hours.
On 1 kg of black bread - 40 g of caraway seeds, 500 g of sugar, 25 g of yeast and 10 l of water.

Infusion of seeds of fennel
One tablespoon of seeds of fennel is filled in with hot water (1 glass), insisted 2 hours. Drink on a half-glass on reception 2 times a day. Sometimes on a tablespoon of 6 times a day, depending on shipping. Drink small drinks, detain for some time in a mouth.

anise Infusion for
is Prepared from two teaspoons of seeds on 1 glass of boiled water. Insist 1 hour. After cooling drink on the 2nd tablespoons 3 - 4 times a day in 30 minutes prior to food.

Drink from an anise, fennel and a marjoram

to Mix

1 kg of the pounded fruits of an anise, 1 kg of fruits of fennel and 1 kg of a grass of a marjoram. One teaspoon of mix is filled in with 1 glass of boiled water, insisted 2 hours. Drink on a half-glass on reception 2 - 3 times a day.

radish Juice with honey
For the feeding women good molokogonny means is the radish juice with honey diluted (1:1) cooled boiled water and which is slightly added some salt. On 100 g of juice of a radish take 100 g of boiled water of room temperature, 1 tablespoon of honey and salt to taste.

Juice from dandelion leaves

Fresh young leaves of a dandelion crush

on the meat grinder, wring out juice, salt to taste, 30 - 40 minutes allow to stand and drink on a half-glass of 1 - 2 time a day small drinks. For improvement of taste add lemon juice, salt, honey and sugar.

dandelion flowers Fairy tale Syrup
the Revealed dandelion flowers collected in a sunny weather in the morning (200 pieces) and the lemon (1 piece) crushed without crust to boil in water liter within 10 minutes. To leave for insisting for 10 - 12 hours, to filter through a sieve or a gauze, to add 800 g of sugar and to cook to readiness. To use for aromatization of tea, water and soft drinks.

Aroma Syrup

Four glasses of the flowers of a dandelion collected in a sunny weather stack

in the enameled ware and fill in with two glasses of water. Add the crushed lemon without peel and cook within 1 hour on small fire. After that add the ready syrup consisting of 0,5 l of water and 800 g of sugar. Bring to boiling and spill in bottles for storage. Use for aromatization of tea and other drinks.

Syrup from dandelions and orange-peels. Three glasses of flowers of a dandelion and 1 glass of crusts of orange to fill in with
2 l of 80% sugar syrup and to cook 15 minutes on small fire. After that to leave for insisting for 12 hours. To filter through a sieve and to pour in bottles for storage. To use for aromatization of drinks.

These drinks and syrups are recommended by

to E. M. Fateeva to the feeding women for the purpose of stimulation of a lactation. All of them consist of food plants: the herbs, seeds, fruits, vegetables possessing biologically active properties. These plants contain biologically active components - glyukozida, the gormonopodobny substances having lactogene effect.

the Staff of department of children`s diseases of N3 with courses of endocrinology and homeopathy of FUV of the Russian State medical university of L. I. Ilyenko and A. Yu. Kostenko.
Article from the book “The Book for Parents about Natural Feeding and Rules of Care of Newborns“.