When you arrive home with the baby, the thing that most worry about is whether you have enough milk.

About that, what can contribute to a successful breastfeeding are galactagogic, such as foods, plants or drugs to achieve production of milk.

Galactagogic must not replace evaluation and counseling of mothers’ breast milk and other measures that may affect the secretion of milk. When it comes to the herbal preparations that are harmful both for the baby and for the mother, they can be more of a help to establish and maintain a successful breastfeeding.

Fennel and anise plants are proven to have a positive impact on milk production, known since the time of ancient Egypt and ancient Greece. The main ingredient is a phytoestrogen, which affects the increase of the levels of estrogen and prolactin in the blood of the mother, and therefore, increasing of a milk production.

Anethole is excreted in breast milk and reduces bloating and gas creation in the baby. The amount of anethole, which is excreted in a mother’s milk is small and safe for the baby.

Essential oils of fennel and anise give a pleasant taste of milk and encourage the baby to suck; more and more aware that the substances that give flavor and aroma taste or drink similar to the mother’s breast milk; Therefore, the baby is still ongoing breastfeeding with different tastes and adapts to them.

These plants can be used as food or in the form of various beverages, and can now be found in the form of capsules, which are easy to use and ensure the introduction of the recommended daily allowance.

Fenugreek, Cumin, lemon balm, nettles are also plants that are used to stimulate milk production, usually in the form of teas.

If you use these teas observe the recommended daily amount and length of use, as described adverse effects on the mother and the baby at overuse.

The selection of these herbal remedies are recommended to take into account and whether the plants are grown organically.

During the period of breastfeeding take care of sufficient fluid intake! The four extra glasses of fluid per day should meet the additional requirements, or deploy a habit to drink a glass of water with each feeding. In addition to water, pediatricians recommend squeezed juices.


Source: http://zena.blic.rs/bebe/pedijatar-savetuje-uz-ove-biljke-ne-brinite-za-mleko/9zzy0zp