Posted on Jul 21, 2007 | Comments 0
Most pediatricians recommend exclusive breastfeeding for all infants during the first to six months after the birth.
Deficiency of breast milk may exist even at a very early period after delivery and however it can be removed.
Two or three weeks after the confinement, if the supply of breast milk for your infant is insufficient, use malt liquor for the increase of breast milk.
Later the use of malt liquor will be found injurious to your constitution.
But the use of malt liquor helps to increase the breast milk both as in quantity and quality and will be as ample, nutritious and good for your childâ€™s health.
Steps to increase breast milk:
For every mother a plain, generous, and nutritious diet is recommended. Donâ€™t depend on one description of food. You can take natural, a wholesome, mixed, animal, and vegetable diet, with or without wine or malt liquor, according to former habit.
Occasionally, you can also take malt liquor. If malt liquor has never been previously taken, a pint of good sound ale may be taken daily with advantage, if it agree with the stomach.
You have to do regular exercise in the open air. It is of the great importance. It has an extraordinary influence in promoting the secretion of healthy breast milk.
The tepid or cold salt-water shower bath should be used every morning. If you canâ€™t bear it, sponging the body with salt-water must be substituted.
By correctly following the above plan, breast milk will be obtained as ample in quantity and good in quality as the constitution of the parent can produce. Along with this plan drink plenty of water and get enough rest.
You can also use some herbs to increase the quantity of breast milk. Herbs have been used in many countries and for many years to increase breast milk.
Herbs such as Fenugreek, Blessed Thistle, Brewer’s Yeast, Goat’s Rue, European Vervain, and other herbs have been used for centuries to increase breast milk.
Excessive usage of herbs can cause unwanted side effects. The juice of young Barley grass is high in nutritional content and is used for increase of breast milk.
You can use breast tea to increase breast milk production. It contains several galactagogues. It is a combination of all breast milk inducing herbs.
Due to the deficiency of breast milk, if you feed your baby with artificial diet plan, it can cause many disorders. The consequences of artificial diet plan are bowel disorders and a severe diarrhea followed.
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