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Following are some indian foods that will increase milk secretion in Nursing mothers.

  • Plenty of fruits and vegetables
  • Musk melon : As it has combination of calcium, potassium and sodium, it stimulates milk production in nursing mothers. 
  • Raw papaya is eaten as a curry by women to stimulate secretion of breast milk. 
  • Whole potatoes when baked or roasted in their skins. 
  • Black gram daal (Urad dal) increase production of breast milk. Dhal should generally be taken in the mornings. 
  • Garlic, tamarind and cotton seeds also help in increasing milk supply. 
  • The leaves or seeds of fennel (Kala Jeera) boiled in barley water and drunk are good for increasing the breast milk. 
  • Jeera
  • Methi seeds 
  • Bottle Guard
  • Soups and red gram also stimulate milk production.
  • Dried Fish.
  • Leafy Vegetables (Green Spinach in particular)
  • Bitter Gourd.
  • Fenugreek soaked in buttermilk.
  • Garlic pods (at least 6-7) fried in Ghee and can be had after every meal.

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