Pare is one of the milk launcher foods. Photo: https://pixabay.com/do
Breast milk launcher food can be used as an alternative for breastfeeding mothers so that the needs of breast milk for babies can be met.
Breast milk or breast milk is the only (exclusive) food recommended to be given to newborns up to the age of six months (Minister of Health Decree Number 450 / Menkes / SK / IV / 2004 concerning Exclusive Breastfeeding (ASI) ).
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Breast milk is very important for the first six months of a baby’s life, because breast milk has ideal nutritional content so that babies can have ideal growth and avoid various diseases.
Immune substances contained in breast milk will protect the baby from diarrhea and reduce the chances of the baby getting ear infections, coughs, colds, and allergic diseases (http://www.depkes.go.id/)
There are several types of food ingredients called breast milk smoothing foods, which are believed to be able to increase milk production for breastfeeding mothers, are safe and effective.
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The alkaloid and sterol content of katuk leaves can increase breast milk production because it can increase glucose metabolism for lactose synthesis so that milk production increases (Upaboga in Indonesia, S Ganie: 2003).
Even though it tastes bitter, bitter melon which is rich in water content is very good for hydrating breastfeeding mothers. Pare also contains vitamin K, and also antioxidants that can help the body fight free radicals.
Breastfeeding mothers who consume bitter melon, either juiced or cooked by sauteing, will have abundant breast milk, it is even believed that the milk produced from mothers who consume bitter melon is also thicker so that the baby is full quickly.
Soy Not only is it a breast milk smoothing food, it is also a source of vegetable protein which also contains vitamin K, folic acid, riboflavin, manganese, vitamin C, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, and potassium.
Soybean is very good for meeting the daily protein needs of nursing mothers, which reaches 65 grams per day.
To make breast milk production increase, not only breastfeeding smoothing foods are needed, but breastfeeding mothers must also avoid stress, because if the mother is stressed, then milk production can be greatly reduced. (Adelliarosa)