Being a new mother, taking care of the baby, and recovering oneself can be a daunting task. While you might want to shed those extra kilos, it's equally important to take care of your nutritional requirements to ensure an adequate supply of breastmilk for your newborn and get back to being healthy post 6 months of delivery.
It is best to check with your doctor before making any changes in your diet.
A dietician can help chalk out personalized diet regimens for your body keeping in mind your health status, metabolic index, lifestyle, and other factors. A wholesome diet plan is essential from a nutritional standpoint to incorporate all required nutrients in a new mother or an experienced mom. This is important to promote the mother's health, ensure a constant and healthy supply of milk, replenish the nutrient supply, and keep the mother energized and healthy enough to take care of the newborn.
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A proper postnatal diet is very important to ensure the well-being of the mother as well as the newborn. Giving birth is a stressful activity for the body and post-birth, the hormones are again in play. Therefore, the postpartum recovery period is very fragile and delicate for the new mother. It is very important to maintain a healthy diet since if anything goes wrong it will affect the baby as you are likely to be breastfeeding as well.
In the first six weeks, your body will experience several changes, from healing after childbirth to hormonal mood swings. Also to the added stress of tackling breastfeeding, sleep deprivation, and many more. A healthy diet can reduce the symptoms and helps in the healing process.
Diet is required during breastfeeding because a lot of energy and nutrients are utilized. It is important that your diet supplies the nutrients you need during breastfeedings, such as protein, calcium, iron, and vitamins. You need these nutrients for your health and baby wellbeing.
Yes !! The general rule is that you will burn an additional 500 calories while nursing one baby. Thus, for twins, you will probably be looking to add around 1000 extra calories to your diet to provide enough nutrition for the three of you.
At Momkicare we provide customized diet charts by analyzing mother needs. Mainly focusing on weight loss by managing all nutrient requirements and breastfeeding diet. Including weekly follow-ups and WhatsApp connectivity with your health advisors and experts.
It took nine months to make your baby and it can take at least six months to get back to your pre-pregnancy weight after the birth. If you put on a lot of weight during pregnancy it could take longer than this to lose. Our experts will be able to give you advice about the best way to lose weight