China has a tradition of postpartum tonic therapy. Young mothers have been instilled with the idea of postpartum tonic from the beginning of pregnancy. When a baby is born, she will naturally accept her mother-in-law's nourishing soup. But, postpartum big tonic really good for the body? Not necessarily!
Although we should eat tonics to nourish the body during confinement, we can't blindly take tonic. The living conditions of modern people are much better. If you are not picky about your food, you will not suffer from nutritional deficiency. However, the old generation's idea of taking a big supplement in confinement is no longer applicable. After childbirth, mothers eat too much meat and eat less fruits and vegetables, which can easily lead to nutritional imbalance.
In addition, improper or excessive supplement of postpartum mother may bring various troubles to the body and pose a threat to health.
1. Drinking a lot of prolactin soup is easy to cause mastitis
From the third day of postpartum, mother-in-law may bring you crucian carp soup, pig's hoof soup and other prolactin soup to help you lactate. Although drinking these soup water, can produce more milk, but the milk is not the more you drink the better, the more milk is not the better, too much milk will make the breast form a lump, leading to mastitis, so that mother suffered.
[suggestion] the function of milk tonic is to increase the secretion of breast milk by taking milk tonic when breast milk can not meet the needs of infants. It is generally used to deal with the situation of less milk and insufficient milk. But for the healthy, nutritious, milk secretion more mothers, in fact, it is not necessary to drink too much prolactin soup, should not drink too early.
2. High protein and high fat supplement may lead to obesity
It is generally believed that women spend more on giving birth to children, and they need to take good tonic food after delivery, and the tonic food is bound to eat high protein and high fat food. Even if you feel greasy, you will eat it obediently, leading to overweight. Postpartum obesity not only affects the beauty of the body, but also easily leads to coronary heart disease, hypertension, endocrine disorders and other diseases.
[suggestion] high fat and high protein food should not be taken too much, just a little more than before pregnancy. Postpartum obesity is very harmful. It not only affects the health of postpartum mothers, but also causes problems to postpartum mothers, or makes them feel inferior because of their body shape. Therefore, postpartum mother tonic, pay attention not to eat too much high-fat and high protein food.
3. Eating too much meat and too few vegetables can cause constipation
In some areas, it is customary for puerpera to eat meat and seldom eat vegetables. Moreover, the food they eat is warm and tonic. Postpartum mother exercise less, after delivery digestive function has not yet recovered, over time easy constipation, and even cause hemorrhoids, which makes postpartum mother miserable.
[suggestion] postpartum mothers should not only eat meat, but also eat vegetables. Besides, they should not eat too much meat, which can add more nutritious and easily digestible marine fish. Diet should be balanced and meat and vegetable should be suitable. If postpartum constipation is serious, to increase the appropriate exercise, drink more water.