Diet for Nursing Mothers

Pregnancy and lactation are times when a baby draws nutrition from the mother. It is a time to take extra care of your diet and make sure that you give the best to your baby! Our special diet meets the nutrient requirements of lactating mothers and ensures you feel fit and healthy during this time.

The diet during this period should simply be a continuation of the healthy dietary choices made during pregnancy. A well-balanced meal which provides all the necessary nutrients is more beneficial than one which merely provides more energy due to the addition of lots of 'ghee'.

Be sure to include plenty of vegetables, green leaves, fruits along with whole grains and legumes and foods high in calcium to provide all the different nutrients required.

Option Early Morning Breakfast Mid Morning Lunch Evening Dinner
breakfast mid morning lunch late noon snackes dinner
1 Green Tea Whole Wheat Toast, Plain Omeleltte, Blackberries Chicken Soup Spaghetti and Cheese Balls, in marinara sauce, Tossed Salad, Pineapple Apple Shake, Spinach and channa dal cutlets Whole Wheat Phulkas/Rotis, Alu methi, Fruity chana salad, Buttermilk, Pear
2 Milk (1 % fat) Power Poha, Yogurt, Apple Cream of Spinach Soup Bisi Bele Bath, Mixed Veg raita, Papaya Tea, Fish Cutlets Khao phat, Thai Fish Curry, Apple Celery Salad, Yogurt (fat free)
3 100% Apple juice Cracked Wheat Porridge (1%fat milk), Strawberries French Onion Soup Wild Rice and Chicken Salad, Sweet and Sour Vegetables, Cantaloupe Soy milk, Cheese cracker biscuits Brown Rice, Dal palak, Cauliflower stalk curry, Mooli salad, Banana
4 Chamomile tea Rava idlis, Veg sagu, Tomato chutney Cream of mixed veg soup Brown rice, Cabbage and peas curry, Chicken curry, Mint raitha, Cherries
Beach tropicana, Mixed fruits Appam, Veg stew, Pineapple pachadi, Buttermilk
5 Almond milk Oatmeal porridge (with 1% fat milk), Blueberries Avocado and Cilantro Soup Whole Wheat Tortillas, Mexican Beans, Stir Fry Vegetables, Tomato Salsa
Peach
Fruity Tofu Smoothie, Peanut Cookies/Biscuits Chicken Fried Rice, Sweet & Sour Veg, Exotic Salad, Yogurt (fat free)

When your baby's nutrition is at an all-important stage, your nutrition takes priority too. Eat right so that you can feed your baby right!

 
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