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is soy protein ok when breastfeeding

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help: Soy as a part of the regular diet is traditionally considered to be safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding, although scientific research is limited i ... Read More
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Phytic r folic acid?: Folic acid is strongly recommended before and during pregnancy to prevent neural defects like spina bifida. Phytic acid should probably be avoided dur ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alison Stuebe
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes!: It's fine to drink soy milk while breastfeeding.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: These would not pose any health risk for your child.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
45 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes is ok to drink creatine protein shakes. No negative side effects.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
No problem: No contraindication to taking ensure shake.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Usually: These are sorted out by your body so the right stuff goes to baby.In many ways it is no better than drinking egg whites, that have a good protein blen ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
28 years experience Pediatrics
Not sure: I reviewed the shakeology web site and there were some concerns that I have reviewing the ingredients They list several added anti-oxidants and nutrie ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Increase by 20-30%.: Breastfeeding increases your caloric consumption by 500-1000 kilocalories daily, therefore incease your protein intake accordingly by 20-30% compared ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Says who?: Not in this case, unless your baby, GOD forbids, has renal failure, wish you both wellness
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
If you wish. Know : That he can develop allergies to soy & nuts, the same as to cow's milk. Ask your pediatrician about calcium supplements if he doesn't have 16-21 oz. W ... Read More
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