Wellness Mantra

What is Breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding, also called nursing, is the process of feeding a mother’s breast milk to her infant, either directly from the breast or by expressing (pumping out) the milk from the breast and bottle-feeding it to the infant. Breastfeeding and breast milk provide an infant with essential calories and nutrients, including macronutrients (fat, protein, and carbohydrates) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). Colostrum, the yellowish, sticky breast milk produced at the end of pregnancy, is recommended by WHO as the perfect food for the newborn, and feeding should be initiated within the first hour after birth. Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended up to six months of age, with continued breastfeeding along with appropriate complementary foods up to two years of age or beyond.

Signs that Mother’s Milk is Insufficient

Most new mothers worry if they have got enough breast milk for their baby. In most cases, there is no reason to worry. However, keep an eye out for the following signs that hint your baby isn’t getting enough milk or that it isn’t nutritious enough:

Slow or no weight gain

Insufficient wet or dirty nappies


Falling sick often

Developmental delays

Low in energy

Low body temperature

Benefit of Breastfeeding

For the Baby

For the Mother

Misconceptions about low milk supply

The following are all perfectly normal and are not signs of a poor milk supply:

Reason for low milk supply

Some of the reasons for low breast milk supply could be:

Breast milk coming in late (delayed onset of lactation)

Poor breastfeeding management

Baby’s breastfeeding skills

Nipple Shape challenges

Insufficient glandular tissue

Breast surgery or trauma

Hormonal or endocrine disorders

Diet Choices



Lack of Confidence & Interest

Important to Note

Why should India promote breastfeeding?


Risk Factor For Non-breasted Children


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