Breastfeeding Support Supplements
SaleBlackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold 120 capsules
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BioBalance Certified Organic Spirulina Tablets 500mg 500 tabletsNZ$49.50
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Weleda Nursing Tea 20 teabagsNZ$17.30
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Radiance Fenugreek 100 capsulesNZ$23.90
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GO Healthy Go Fenugreek 3,000mg 120 vegecapsNZ$21.30
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Weleda Nipple Care Cream 36mlNZ$23.90
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BioBalance Certified Organic Spirulina Powder 200gm
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Nature's Way Blessed Thistle 390mg 100 capsulesNZ$31.80
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Morlife Nettle Tea - loose 200gmNZ$12.20
Artemis Breastfeeding Tea 30gm, 60gm, 150gm
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Waihi Bush Flax Bloom 500ml liquid, 200 capsules
Vita-Fit Nettle Tea 1 KiloNZ$48.90
Weleda Organic Blackthorn Elixir 200mlNZ$24.70
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GO Healthy Go Multi Pregnancy Everyday 50 capsules, 90 capsules
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Naturo Pharm Milk Flow 25ml Oral Spray, 130+ Tablets
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Dolphin Clinic Fennel - Pure Essential Oil 10mlNZ$13.50
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Nature's Way Femaprin - Vitex Extract 60 capsulesNZ$58.20
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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.)
Fantastic - great taste too
I started taking this as we're trying to conceive, so thought it best to start now. I've been amazed at how well I feel and for the first time in my life, my nails aren't splitting and bending – they're really strong, and my hair is shiny too. I'm astounded that just a spoonful of this in my smoothies has made such a difference.
Initially I wanted to buy the capsules but I dessert spoon is equivalent to about 5 caps (or something like that) so the oil is definitely the way to go. Healthpost is also the best place to buy it as I shopped around a lot, and it's cheapest place to buy it.
Hugely recommend this product, I'll be taking it indefinitely now. Oh and my husband has started taking the men's version and loves it. Big fans!
great product，i took it before my pregnancy and insisted on taking it until now.it's convenient for me to take it every day and has no special smell I don't like.
my milk increased from .5 oz to 2 oz to 4 oz and keeps on increasing..gonna order more :)
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