Nutrition nursing mothers in the period of GW

When it comes to feeding a nursing mother, many
there are associations with strict rules, restrictions, rigid
diet and big problems in the baby, if the mother ate “something not
then. ” The topic of a diet during lactation is shrouded in various myths and
horror stories, and young moms don’t usually know who to listen to:
paediatricians, grandmothers, girlfriends or chest consultants
feeding. Recommendations and opinions are contradictory, therefore
We will understand together.


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Питание кормящей матери

And then the food?

Strictly speaking, lactation does not depend on my mother’s nutrition.
The process of milk production is regulated only by hormones (prolactin and
oxytocin). Breast milk itself is produced from plasma elements.
blood, so nutrition affects lactation in much the same way as
blood composition – very indirectly, slightly changing the content of those or
other elements. Even with very poor nutrition a woman is capable
breastfeed and the baby will not suffer from lack
nutrients. The body of the nursing mother is configured in such a way
that everything useful and necessary for the baby gets into the milk, and if
who will suffer from a shortage of necessary substances – so it is
Mama. It turns out that a nursing mother needs to be monitored for nutrition.
that her body had enough resources for herself, because the baby
take it anyway.

We have already written an article on nutrition, you can
 что можно кушать кормящей матери, что
eating is not recommended

Video №1

What and how to eat nursing mom

The diet of the nursing mother is not much different from
diet in pregnancy, and recommendations for catering


  • Daily caloric content is advisable to increase by
    500-600 kcal compared with the normal state.
    If not
    go beyond these numbers, it will not affect the figure.
    Milk production requires increased energy consumption, therefore
    extra calories have to spend.
  • It is recommended often and in small portions to
    provide the body with a constant supply of nutrients
    Trying to enter meals in some mode
    It makes no sense, it is enough to eat by appetite. Nice to have in
    The availability of something for a snack. Considering that the first time baby
    A long time is at the chest, the feeling of hunger can be caught during
    or immediately after feeding.
  • The basis of nutrition of a nursing mother after childbirth –
    classic food pyramid.
    In the diet necessarily
    cereals, meat, sometimes fish, vegetables and fruits must be present. By
    In a big way, the more varied the food, the better. Strict
    There are no restrictions, but there are some products that are worth being
    be careful and enter them into the diet in a special way. We will talk about them
  • A nursing woman must eat enough
    amount of fluid.
    Usually it is about 2 liters per day, but
    if you don’t really want to drink, then you shouldn’t force water into it.
    It is important to find a middle ground and not to get involved in watering,
    because it is about enough liquid, and it
    everyone has their own, determined by weight and constitution.

Video number 2

�”It is impossible” for the feeding mother

Strictly speaking, strict prohibitions and nutritional restrictions
mother is not. However, some products are risky.
the occurrence of allergies in the baby, so their use is better
restrict and generally eat with caution.

  1. Protein cow’s milk. Contrary to
    popular belief about the benefits of cow milk for babies
    This product is highly undesirable.
    only the baby himself, but also his mom. By своему составу коровье
    milk is very far from human and contains alien for
    our body proteins. Eating whole cow milk
    mom can cause intestinal problems in crumbs or cause
    allergies. It is quite another thing – products from fermented milk
    (kefir, ryazhenka, cheese). There is the same protein in the other,
    somewhat altered and the body is perceived much
    it is better.
  2. Vegetable protein gluten free. All moms have heard and
    know about gluten-free cereals for kids, but not all exclude this
    protein from your diet. Gluten is found in all cereals, for
    except rice, buckwheat and corn. Sometimes it causes allergies,
    therefore, with other cereals you need to be careful to introduce them.
    gradually and track the reaction.
  3. Chemical additives (dyes, preservatives,
    The body of a newborn baby is not yet
    prepared for such “chemical attacks”, and that for an adult
    остается незамеченным, у малыша может вызвать allergies.
  4. Exotic fruits. At this point, everything depends
    from the region of residence. So, in Spain, oranges are used to
    the first foods, and in our latitudes, they are exotic.
    The best option would be to eat local seasonal fruit;
    reduces the risk of occurrence undesirable reaction.
  5. Fruits and vegetables are red. Byтенциальным
    the red pigment is an allergen, and in large doses.
    So the child can “sprinkle” from a whole plate of strawberries or salad
    from tomatoes, and from a couple of berries or spoons, nothing will happen. AT
    in some cases, the allergen can be eliminated altogether, for example, by cutting
    peel with red apple.


More about the fact that you can not eat a nursing mother (and that
категорически не рекомендуется мамам во время ГAT)

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It is believed that if a mother is not allergic to anything, then the baby
she is unlikely to be. Sometimes completely unexpected reaction appears.
on seemingly innocent and familiar products, on some varieties
fish or meat. ATнимание к реакциям ребенка и своевременное
eliminating unwanted product will help avoid protracted
problems. Usually mothers gradually expand the diet and by 6 months already
do not deny yourself anything, because the baby’s body
adapts to new substances and becomes capable of them
to perceive.

ATидео №3

Nutrition Myths on Breastfeeding

There are many misconceptions about feeding mothers
which are passed from mouth to mouth and confuse moms. What from
this pure water is not true, but what is still the place to be?

  • The more fluid enters the body of a nursing mother,
    the more milk there will be.
    We have already determined that the quantity
    milk depends only on the hormone prolactin, produced in
    the result is sucking the breasts, so strengthen the production of milk,
    increasing fluid intake is impossible. However in lactation
    Another hormone, oxytocin, is involved. He is in charge of
    �“Leakage” of milk from the breast. ATыброс этого гормона провоцирует
    tides known to all women. Warm drinking starts in the body
    production of oxytocin, so it’s easier to feed after a cup of tea –
    the milk itself flows into the mouth. On the amount of milk this process does not
    influences, therefore if it is necessary, that milk became more, it is not necessary
    adjust nutrition or increase fluid intake.
    The only way to achieve the effect is to apply the child more often.
  • Nuts increase lactation and make milk
    ATообще состав грудного молока является практически
    constant regardless of the use of products, let alone increase
    fat content of milk with nutrition is generally impossible. Enthusiasm
    nuts does not increase the fat content of milk, but changes the composition of fats,
    making the milk more viscous, which means it is harvested for
  • Cucumbers, cabbage and grapes cause increased
    газообразование у baby
    This is not really a myth, such a reaction
    maybe, but if mom herself does not suffer from bloating
    belly after these products, then the child is most likely not
  • Onions, garlic and spices make milk
    Here, too, is not so simple. ATкус молока
    may change, but this does not mean that the baby will refuse from the breast,
    so categorically refuse these products is not necessary. AT
    существующих исследованиях на этот счет дети, находящиеся на ГAT, не
    neglected my mother’s breast.


Питание кормящей мамы: мифы и правда —

Питание кормящей мамы: мифы и правда


ATидео №4

ATыходит, что питание кормящей мамы не связано с особыми
difficulties and is not something beyond. Carefully
you can eat absolutely everything.

There is an opinion that the more varied the food of the mother, the less
digestive problems and allergies in the baby because the child is
breastfeeding through mom’s milk gets to know different
products and his body adapts to them. when we speak
�“Everything is possible”, we mean everything within the framework of a healthy diet.
Fast food, alcohol and a huge amount of sweet have no place in
the diet of a nursing mother. By большому счету, придерживаться принципов
healthy food does not hurt anyone, but for young mothers it
especially relevant. Often after the birth of the child, the whole family
moves to proper nutrition, which in itself is for everyone
big plus.


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Grocery list:

  • Breastfeeding Fruit
  • Breastfeeding vegetables
  • Melon
  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • ATиноград
  • Watermelon
  • Cabbage (fresh, salted)
  • Beet
  • Cucumbers (fresh, salted)
  • Byмидоры (свежие, соленые)
  • Honey while breastfeeding
  • Sunflower seeds (fried, pumpkin)
  • Walnuts
  • Fish (fried, salted, dried, red)
  • Tea
  • Мороженное в период ГAT
  • Apricots and dried apricots
  • Dill
  • A pineapple

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