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Could you please suggest the supplements needed for me while breastfeeding? I am a vegetarian and my baby is 4 months old.

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Iron, calcium rich foods, some green vegitables and fruits. Extra milk say 250gm's is needed. Little extra cereals to eat. In fact you don't need v. Special diet to have extra breast milk.
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Iron and calcium.
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Apart from a balanced healthy diet, no supplement is usually required. If your doctor has advised any supplements, then it could be because you are deficit for them. There are no generic supplements beneficial for everyone.
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