Breastfeeding can help the parturient to speed up the recovery of the uterus, burn excess body fat, and contribute to weight loss. At the same time, it can also provide the most nutritious food for babies within 6 months, because breast milk is not only rich in various amino acids needed for baby development, but also rich in immune globulin, which improves the baby's resistance. How long should breastfeeding be separated? The bigger the breast, the more milk? Drink more prolactin soup after breastfeeding?
1. Must drink milk soup for lactation?
In order for the mothers to have enough breast milk, the traditional Chinese custom is to let the novice mothers drink proper soup for promote lactation. However, if you drink too much chicken soup, bone soup, trotter soup, etc., it may not only be detrimental to the secretion of breast milk, but also cause blockage. Not only that, the soup contains a lot of fat, which is easy to cause obesity. In addition to prolactin soup, mothers can also use electrical stimulation, manual massage, etc. to help solve the lack of breast milk.
2. The bigger the breast, the more breast milk?
The bigger the breast, the more milk? The fatter, the more milk? In fact, the size of the breast is mainly determined by the amount of breast fat, and the structure responsible for the secretion and transportation of milk is the glandular tissue in the breast, which has nothing to do with fat.
During breastfeeding, mothers should maintain a happy mood and eat a balanced diet so that they may have sufficient milk.
3. Feed the baby when he cries?
Generally, it is recommended for babies of 1-2 months to feed each time with an interval of 3 or 4 hours; for babies of 3-5 months, breastfeed on time to develop their feeding habits; for babies after 6 months, the feeding interval should be controlled at 4-5 hours Within, 15-20 minutes each time is appropriate.
In many cases, babies cry not because they are hungry, but other reasons. Therefore, mothers must pay more attention to observation.
4. Breastfeeding can cause breast ptosis?
Many mothers have heard that insisting on breastfeeding can cause breast ptosis, so they should reduce their breastfeeding time as much as possible. In fact, breastfeeding will not cause breast ptosis, and will stimulate breast milk secretion due to the baby's continuous nipple sucking action. The breasts will become fuller and firmer.
The phenomenon of breast sagging after breastfeeding is because weaning will reduce breast fat tissue. In order to prevent sagging breasts, mothers can solve this problem through frequent breast massage and wearing a suitable bra during breastfeeding.
5. Mom can't breastfeed when she has a cold?
During breastfeeding, it is inevitable for mothers to catch a cold and fever. Many people worry that it will be transmitted to the baby through breastfeeding. In fact, the common cold has no effect on breastfeeding. As long as you take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor and take precautions, it will not affect breastfeeding.
6. What are the contraindications in breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding should avoid discarding colostrum. Colostrum is the milk within 7 days after delivery. It is rich in nutrients and should not be discarded casually. In addition, it is recommended that the breastfeeding time should be controlled at about 20 minutes each time, and the breastfeeding time should not be too long. Breastfeeding is a sweet burden for many mothers. It is not easy to insist on breastfeeding. Novice mothers must stay away from some misunderstandings about breastfeeding.