Superfoods that increase breast milk production

For sometime, breast milk could be the only source of energy got born babies. So, it’s important that mother secrets enough milk for the baby. Due to some hormonal imbalances and physical conditions, many mothers face the difficulty in producing enough milk. These superfoods can help in producing more milk.

1) For nursing mothers Oatmeal is one blessing as it encourages the production of oxytocin, a hormone that helps with the birthing process, bonding with the baby and milk production.

2) Nuts, such as walnut, cashews, Almonds are very healthy for nursing mothers. Almonds contain protein, fiber,vitamins, minerals and antioxidants which are essential for the health of both mother as well as her new born baby. However, people who suffer with nut allergies should take doctor’s advice. It’s better to consume 5 or 6 soaked almonds daily than roasted and salted varieties.

3) Both pregnant and nursing mothers should take extra-virgin coconut oil as it consists of fatty acids such as omega 3 fatty acids that aid the production of hormones responsible for breast milk production. These fatty acids help in producing fattier and more nutritious breast milk.