What you can eat after delivery

What can you eat after giving birth to a nursing mother in the first three days?

So, let's figure out what you can eat after childbirth, and what foods should be excluded from their diet. In addition, we will find out for how long "restrictions" on individual products are in effect.

Let's start with foods that should be excluded from your diet, to avoid digestive problems, and to prevent allergies in your baby:

  • fizzy drinks, kvass;
  • canned, pickled, smoked products;
  • fatty and spicy food;
  • beans, mushrooms, nuts, honey;
  • onions, garlic, spices;
  • ketchups, hot sauces;
  • fresh pastries;
  • Grapes, citrus, pineapple, watermelon, melon, strawberry, strawberry, apricot and peach;
  • Radish, sauerkraut, salted cucumbers;
  • coffee, chocolate, cocoa;
  • Alcohol and cocktails.

Note that nutrition after childbirth has a number of characteristics. So, for the normal digestion of a newborn baby, one should follow several recommendations:

  1. After giving birth, food should be started with small portions, if possible liquid food;
  2. During the first three weeks after delivery, it is desirable that the food of the nursing mother be thoroughly heat treated;
  3. In the first week after giving birth, it is recommended to eat porridge - oats, buckwheat, millet, wheat. In this case, the porridge is boiled on water, with the minimum addition of salt. It is also allowed, there are vegetables stewed with vegetable oil and a minimum amount of potatoes. From liquid food - vegetable soups;
  4. In the second and third week after the birth, you can add sea fish, boiled beef, nuts to the menu above;
  5. After the third week, all restrictions are lifted in the feeding of the nursing mother and new products are introduced: boiled eggs (once in 2 days), chicken (1 time per week), kefir, berries and fruits.

As for dairy products, they should be eaten in a thermally processed form: cheese cakes, curd casserole, condensed concentrated milk without sugar. The fact is that whole cow milk in the mother's diet can cause allergic reactions in infants. Therefore, it is desirable to partially replace it with various fermented milk products (kefir, yoghurt, fermented milk, etc.). And it's best to alternate milk and sour-milk products.

In conclusion, I would like to note that, of course, it is quite difficult to follow a long diet and limit yourself in using your favorite dishes. However, with the appearance of the baby, you must understand that your child's health depends on your nutrition and in order to grow healthy and strong, you can go to such "gastronomic" victims. Also, I want to appeal to those mothers who are not able to deny themselves smoking and drinking even small amounts of alcohol: think about the artificial feeding of the baby, because your breast milk will not bring any benefit to the baby, but only harm. Do not risk your baby's health!

Good luck to you!

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