Breastfeeding Support Supplements
SaleBlackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold 120 capsules
You save 50% (NZ$26.55)
BioBalance Certified Organic Spirulina Tablets 500mg 500 tabletsNZ$49.50
You save 24% (NZ$15.80)
Radiance Fenugreek 100 capsulesNZ$23.90
You save 25% (NZ$8.00)
BioBalance Certified Organic Spirulina Powder 250gm
You save up to NZ$8.70
Weleda Nursing Tea 20 teabagsNZ$17.30
You save 17% (NZ$3.60)
GO Healthy Go Fenugreek 3,000mg 120 vegecapsNZ$21.30
You save 39% (NZ$13.60)
Nature's Way Blessed Thistle 390mg 100 capsulesNZ$31.80
You save 20% (NZ$8.10)
Artemis Breastfeeding Tea 30gm, 60gm
You save up to NZ$8.00
Weleda Nipple Care Cream 36mlNZ$23.90
You save 17% (NZ$5.00)
SaleGO Healthy Go Multi Pregnancy Everyday 50 capsules, 90 capsules
You save up to NZ$18.00
Weleda Organic Blackthorn Elixir 200mlNZ$24.70
You save 17% (NZ$5.20)
Waihi Bush Flax Bloom 500ml liquid, 200 capsules
Vita-Fit Nettle Tea 1 KiloNZ$48.90
Dolphin Clinic Fennel - Pure Essential Oil 10mlNZ$13.50
You save 9% (NZ$1.40)
Naturo Pharm Milk Flow 25ml Oral Spray, 130+ Tablets
You save up to NZ$3.80
Nature's Way Femaprin - Vitex Extract 60 capsulesNZ$58.20
You save 16% (NZ$10.70)
Sorry, Out of StockMorlife Nettle Tea - loose 200gmNZ$12.20
Breastfeeding is is the natural process whereby a a young child is fed with breast milk directly from female human breasts as opposed to feeding an infant milk formula from a bottle. Babies have a natural sucking reflex that enables them to suck and swallow the milk coming directly from the breasts. It is recommended that children be breastfed within one hour of being born, and then exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months. After this it is good to keep breastfeeding until around age two in combination with age-appropriate, nutritionally adequate and safe complementary foods.
Some working mothers express milk to be used while their child is being cared for by others.
Breastfeeding was the rule in ancient times up to recent history, and babies were carried with the mother and fed as required.
Breastfeeding promotes health and well-being for both the mother and infant and helps to prevent disease. Longer breastfeeding has also been associated with better mental health through childhood through to adolescence.
Not all the properties of breast milk are fully understood, but its nutrient content is relatively stable. Breast milk is made from nutrients in the mother's bloodstream and bodily stores. Breast milk contains a banaced amount of sugar, fat, water, and protein required for a baby's proper growth and development.
During breastfeeding, antibodies pass to the baby via the milk. This is one of the most important features of colostrum, the breast milk created for newborns. The main target for these antibodies are microorganisms in the baby's intestine. Also, breast milk contains several anti-infective factors such as bile salt stimulated lipase (that prevents certain amoebic infections) and also lactoferrin which has the ability to inhibit the growth of many non-beneficial intestinal bacteria.)
There are certain natural health remedies that can help alleviate the discomfort the feeding mother experiences in her breasts. There are also dietary supplements aimed at promoting the integrity of the breast milk (ensuring it has the right nutrient content/balance.)
Really like this product
Having tried several products, during pregnancy & breast feeding I found this one really does make a difference.
Why the extra energy ?
Very easy way to get extra nutrition into my body given the huge range of minerals including trace. We take it daily.
Love these, they give me energy throughout the day , they are pleasant tasting to take, and the size of the pills makes it really easy for me to swallow as I have problems swallowing large pills- will repurchase these.
New Generation B Complex – Best Pregnancy Vitamins
While preparing your body to create a baby, and definitely throughout pregnancy certain B vitamins need to be supplemented. Because all the eight essential vitamins making up the B Complex group are so closely related […]
Nutrient Needs for Pre-Conception, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
During pre-conception, pregnancy and breastfeeding your nutrient requirements change, and dietary supplementation is recommended for certain important nutrients. Folate, iron and calcium are the top three essential nutrients needed to maintain a healthy environment for […]