Many lactating women knowingly refuse to eat vegetables, especially raw, for the entire period of breastfeeding. They are afraid that vegetables will cause unwanted allergic reactions in children. But is it? Is it really necessary to give up vegetables when breastfeeding?
Vegetables are an indispensable source of vitamins and plant fibers in everyone's diet. And the more they need a woman during lactation. Therefore, it can be argued that most of the vegetables in breastfeeding can not just be consumed, and they should be part of the daily diet of the mother.
Vegetables can be eaten raw, boiled, baked in the oven. In addition to the fact that raw vegetables contain a lot of vitamins, they have in their composition dietary fibers, which are a natural laxative. The use of vegetables in breastfeeding can protect a woman and a child from constipation.
Of course, raw vegetables are preferable to eat in the summer when they naturally ripen. In winter it is better to eat fro
Vegetables that supermarkets offer in the cold season are usually treated with special chemicals for transportation and long-term storage. In addition, they are often grown in greenhouses, greenhouses, where chemicals are used. Neither a woman, nor her child, chemically processed vegetables will not be of use.
In order to avoid the appearance of allergic reactions, vegetables with breastfeeding are introduced into the mother's menu gradually. Each new vegetable should be given 2-3 days. During these days it is necessary to observe the state of the baby, his stool, his mood. Usually, unwanted reactions in children are not infrequent and when the mother uses certain certain vegetables. To such undesirable vegetables at thoracal feeding concern first of all garlic, an onion, a white cabbage.
Cabbage in the ration of a nursing mother
Favorite white cabbage during breastfeeding is not recommended to enter the mother's diet, especially in the first months of feeding. It can provoke a baby bloating and intestinal colic. The first 2-3 months, doctors advise a woman not to consume cabbage at all. At this age the digestive system of the baby is still very weak, with low enzymatic activity of the intestine. Therefore, it can not cope with such food.
If in the following months the child often has digestive problems, his mother should not rush to enter white cabbage in the menu when breastfeeding. In the case when the child feels good, you can eat this vegetable in small quantities - in salad, borsch.
Unlike white cabbage, broccoli or cauliflower with breastfeeding can be consumed, albeit in limited quantities. These cabbage varieties have a milder effect on digestion, but, nevertheless, they should not be involved in lactation. In large numbers, they can also cause problems for the child.
Beet with breastfeeding
Breastfeeding mothers know that in their menu there should be no vegetables and fruits of red color. But this does not apply to beets. Beet during breastfeeding should be in the diet of a woman.
This vegetable is recommended for those who suffer from anemia or are simply weakened, due to the high content of iron in it. In addition, beets are recommended with frequent constipation. The lightly relaxing effect of beet is due to the fiber contained in it, betaine, organic acids. And the beet contains iodine, which makes it useful for problems with the thyroid gland. The rejuvenating effect of this vegetable is explained by the presence in it of vitamins of group B and antioxidants.
Beet during breastfeeding is introduced into the woman's diet gradually, starting with a small amount. In the first months of feeding it can be consumed only in cooked form. Later in the menu you can add stewed beets, for example with carrots.
Cucumbers for nursing women
Many experts attribute cucumbers when breastfeeding to banned women products. The reason for this is the ability of cucumbers to cause increased gassing in the intestines, which leads to bloating and flatulence in the child.
Until four to five months of age the baby does not need to eat cucumber at all while breastfeeding. After this time, you can try to gradually introduce into the diet of the mother this vegetable.
Salted cucumber doctors advise women not to take the whole period of feeding.
When introducing cucumbers in breastfeeding, it is important to take a very careful look at the selection of this vegetable. Cucumbers in the cold period are grown in greenhouses, using chemical means of growth and disease control. This vegetable has the ability to accumulate chemicals, in particular nitrates. This can lead to severe poisoning of the mother and child.
Ginger with breastfeeding
Ginger has long been used to prepare many dishes. It has many useful properties - it improves digestion, increases immunity, resistance to stress, relieves fatigue, normalizes the body's metabolism. Ginger contains essential amino acids, vitamins B1, B2, and C. But can ginger be breastfed?
In this issue, the opinions of doctors differ. Some of them are sure that if mother used ginger during pregnancy, she can take it during lactation. Ginger helps the body cleanse itself of toxins, which means it will help purify the breast milk. There is an opinion that this miracle root helps the child with bloating.
Other doctors indicate the tonic effect that this product has. Using ginger with breastfeeding, mother exposes the baby to excessive excitability, hyperactivity.
Each mother must decide for herself whether she should take ginger during this period. In any case, introducing this product into the menu, you need to closely monitor the reaction of the child.
Mushrooms in the feeding of a nursing woman
Most doctors do not recommend a woman to use mushrooms when breastfeeding. In addition, that fungi are quite heavy for the digestive system food, they contain a special protein substance fungin. In its composition, the fungus is similar to chitin, which consists of insect covers and shells of crustaceans. Fungin hinders digestion and liver function.
Mushrooms categorically can not be eaten by children under two years old. Up to six years of age, children can be given only a small amount and with great care.
In the first three months, it is better not to use mushrooms when breastfeeding. After this period, it is possible to introduce carefully into the diet "cultural" varieties - oyster mushrooms, champignons.
Everyone knows that poisoning with mushrooms is the most serious poisoning. Therefore, the mother should think, is it worth risking, using mushrooms during breastfeeding?