In other conditions, what you should pay attention to is to consult a doctor, however the doctor knows your and baby’s medical history so that before deciding on fasting you can consult for the best advice.
The availability of breast milk during fasting will not experience a deficiency because you only change the meal schedule does not mean not eating in other words when it is an important time to add nutrients, namely suhoor and breaking the fast, it is important if you pay attention to the intake of nutritious foods to provide the availability of quality milk. Sahur is the time for you to choose the type of food that is good and triggers the smooth running of breast milk throughout the day.
Here are tips for healthy sahur for those of you who are breastfeeding:
1. Give Double Calories
The double calorie here is for those of you who usually consume a few types of carbohydrates at dawn, you have to change them because the nutrition is not only for you but also for the baby through breast milk. You can choose a calorie source from complex carbohydrates because it has the benefit of being digested longer, less hunger. An additional portion of sahur does not mean you have to consume it all at once, you can schedule a meal with a break before Ruling.
2. Drink lots of water
We already know the benefits of drink water for the health of the body as well as those of you who are breastfeeding. For breastfeeding mothers, body fluids are needed, for those of you who will start your fast drinking 3-4 glasses of water at dawn. Drinking water will also keep the risk of constipation that is often suffered by pregnant women.
3. Consumption of fruit in the form of juice
The fruit that you can consume along with the best benefits is by blending it. You can mix several types of fruit, besides that in the form of a liquid such as juice is very helpful to add fluids when you are fasting, it is safer to make home juices.
4. Balanced Nutrition
For some of you, the sahur menu occasionally makes you confused. In addition to a menu for health and endurance throughout the day, you also provide the best nutrition for your baby’s food essence. Then you can add types of green, orange, white, red and purple vegetables to increase nutritional adequacy besides protein that can be obtained from animals and plants are very good for you to present on your sahur menu.
5. Milk and dates as a complement
There is a special milk for breastfeeding mothers which is intended to get additional nutrition for the resulting breast milk, besides that dates can also provide benefits with the complete vitamins and composition contained therein.