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Is it ok to diet while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
Pediatrics 24 years experience
No: You should be eating a very well rounded, well balanced healthy diet for your health and your baby.
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 37 years experience
and plenty of fluids!
Jul 18, 2013
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 26 years experience
Eat right: Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. Eat complex carbohydrates, avoid sugars and limit flour products.
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