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A 25-year-old female asked:

What protein can i drink while breastfeeding? im currently 4 days pp?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Milk would be a good choice. If you are eating a normal mixed diet, you probably do not need protein supplement. Adequate intake of milk eggs, yogurt, beans, lentils and lean meat will be sufficient. You may wish to take multivitamins and iron supplement. Wish you good health!
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