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Laddoos Are Liberating

Native cultures understand that science must be practical if it has to sustain real life, or else it’s lost in papers and labs.

Laddoos Are Liberating
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Laddoos Are Liberating
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The annual breast- feeding week (August 1-7) advocates the benefits of breast milk to the baby and the mother. The process of lactation is natural of course but there are a few things that can either enhance or come in its way.

Nutrition schools teach you that a lactating mother needs at least 500 Kcal more than normal. This is to let the mother recover from the physiological stress of delivery and the sleepless nights that come with having a baby. It also allows for a better return to hormonal balance and pre-pregnancy wei­ght and the extra energy that is required to produce milk.

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