Ayurvedic treatment for Breastfeeding problems

Breastfeeding problems

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BREASTFEEDING PROBLEMS AYURVEDIC TREATMENT

According to Ayurveda, keeping the milk ducts or "channels" clear of toxins (ama) is essential. Proper diet, lifestyle, exercise and select ayurvedic herbs all help remove ama from the channels everywhere in the body.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

Treatment of Stanyanasa (cessation of breast milk) and Stanyakshya (loss of milk) is outlined in ayurveda with dietary changes including cereals, meat, cow’s milk, sugar, curd etc. are advised.4

For all breast feeding women nutrition tips include4-

  • Have healthy, balanced, and nourishing food
  • Do not eat leftovers, packaged, canned, and frozen food
  • Prefer freshly made dal, soups, whole grains and vegetables
  • Eat food according to your body type or dosha. This will regulate the digestive fire.
  • Have plenty of warm water to flush toxins out of the body
  • Nutrient-rich choices of foods include whole-grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy, proteins and fats.
  • Protein rich foods include lean meat, eggs, dairy, beans, lentils etc.
  • Adequate amount of clear fluids are needed to produce enough milk. Sugary drinks, alcohol and other caffeinated beverages should be avoided.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Happiness, absence of sorrow, anger, fear, and avoidance of excessive walking is recommended for better breast feeding and increased breast milk.
  • Regular healthy exercise and keeping fit helps in good breastfeeding practices.

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