Why should I take Breastfeeding Plus?

Your nutritional requirements change and increase during pregnancy and after the arrival of your baby. Meeting these increased needs through diet alone can be hard to achieve for some as with a new baby to take care of around the clock, eating and drinking right can sometimes fall by the wayside.  

The Healthy Mummy Breastfeeding Plus mix is specially tailored to help meet the nutritional requirements of a breastfeeding mother.  The mix is full of natural energy and milk supply boosting foods to ensure extra energy, immunity and healthy development of your baby.

The Healthy Mummy Breastfeeding Plus assists mothers to meet their increase needs for vitamins and minerals when breastfeeding when not receiving them from food sources. Its also jam packed galactagogues which are known substances that may increase milk supply for some women.

Here are the main ingredients (galactagogues) used in The Healthy Mummy Breastfeeding Plus:

Fenugreek:  Is a herb that is well known for its milk boosting properties.

St Marys thistle- also helps with boosting milk supply and is a liver tonic  and a potent antioxidant.

Flaxseed-  Is agood source of fibre and omega-3 fatty acids and when combined with other galactogues helps boost milk supply.

Fennel – A sweet liquorice flavoured spice is used to treat digestive and menstrual issues but is also a known to stimulate and increase milk production. It may also pass through the breast milk and help a baby’s digestion and relieve colic symptoms.

Goats rue- The dried leaved or the goats rue is considered a galactagogue and studies suggest can stimulate the growth of breast tissue.

Here are some other superfoods, nutrients, vitamins and minerals found in The Healthy Mummy Breastfeeding Plus:

  • Pea protein -  is aplant based, high protein, nutrient-rich ingredient in The Healthy Mummy Breastfeeding Plus.
  • Lithothamnion calcareum : is from the skeletal remains of the red algae plant. It gathers minerals naturally throughout its life cycles and when harvested, its remains contain calcium, magnesium, iron and several other trace minerals, which are excellent for bone tissue and general health.
  • Spirulina is a natural algae that is very rich in a number of nutrients such as protein, vitamin b, iron and essential amino acids. It boosts immunity and energy, benefiting breastfeeding mothers.
  • Vitamin C- The RDI of Vitamin C for lactating women increases by 45mg. The Healthy Mummy Breastfeeding Plus is jam packed with ingredients high in vitamin C such as rosehip powder, acerola berry powder and Ascorbic acid.
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidobacterium lactis are powerful probiotics that support the digestive and immune system. Research has even suggested that probiotics taken by a mother during breastfeeding may positively influence gut immunity in their infant.
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