15 Lactation-Inducing Foods

The best way to increase supply is by pumping and breastfeeding often. If you are doing that already and looking for more ways to help your body produce more milk.

Personally, I wouldn't go of any weight loss diet during breastfeeding. I am not saying that you should hog, but a well balanced healthy diet is essential.

While all healthy food is right for you, some foods are believed to stimulate more breast milk. Here is a list of top ten foods that are used in many traditional cultures for nursing mamas.

Bone broth contains collagen and gelatin that are essential for bone building and reduce soreness in the body.

1. Chicken Bone Broth Soup

A Bone broth soup is nutrient dense, easily digested, packed with minerals and vitamins needed for the body. It is also a delicious way to keep you hydrated.

Fish is an excellent source of protein, contains omega – 3 fatty acids that are essential for baby’s brain development.

2. Fish and Green Papaya Soup

Green papaya is also rich in vitamins A, C, and E. This soup comes together with very few ingredients like fish, green papaya, ginger, and water.

Oats contain Beta-glucan, a type of fiber that can have a positive effect on the milk inducing hormone, Prolactin.

3. Oatmeal

Barley contains a type of dietary fiber beta-glucan that can positively impact milk production.

4. Barley

The easiest way to get the benefits of barley is by making porridge or adding them to a soup. Barley water is also a common way to include barley throughout the day.

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