New mothers often face breastfeeding problems and low milk supply is one of them. This can be easily resolved by consulting a lactating expert.
Dr. Pankaj Vohra, Pediatrician at Max healthcare, New Delhi, says “You can be sure that your baby is getting enough milk after 3-4 days of breastfeeding if he has regular bowel movements and is wetting the diapers at least 7-8 times during the day.” In case, he is not, then it is a clear indication that he is not getting enough milk and you could be having some breastfeeding problems. Low milk supply may be due to several reasons such as:
Lactating mothers must eat a well-balanced diet to boost milk production. Some breastfeeding problems may require health supplements or medication to increase milk supply. Consult an expert to ensure continued breast feeding as breast milk is crucial for brain development, growth and healthy immune system of infants.
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