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Can I drink herbal teas while breastfeeding?

Can I drink herbal teas while breastfeeding?

Yes: Drinking herbal teas is ok for a breastfeeding mom . . . But mom should be safe by drinking the types of teas that have been drunk for many generations, by buying from a reputable manufacturer, and by drinking a variety of teas (so not to get too much of one herb's chemicals). Remember that herbs are not strictly regulated, so there may be a little or a lot of herb in teabags of different brands. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Can I drink herbal life tea while breastfeeding? if yes, how many times a day ?

Can I drink herbal life tea while breastfeeding?  if yes, how many times a day ?

Caffeine: Most of the ingredients I see on their site are not a concern but the caffeine content is high, same as two cups of coffee. We generally say a cup of coffee in the morning is ok, most babies aren't that sensitive. But if you go drinking this all day long, I would expect the baby might become jittery and irritable. Perhaps they have a caffeine free version? ...Read more

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I am breastfeeding is it ok to drink the tea from herbal life?

I am breastfeeding is it ok to drink the tea from herbal life?

Do you know what: is in that tea? Many of the so-called herbals have contaminants in the materials. You would be better of drinking regular tea. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Drinking sage herbal tea while breastfeeding, is it ok or too much for baby?

Drinking sage herbal tea while breastfeeding, is it ok or too much for baby?

Sage tea: Sage tea is usualy taken when weaning your infant. It will decrease your milk supply and its effect on the infant is not known ...Read more

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Can I drink slimming tea while breastfeeding.?

Can I drink slimming tea while breastfeeding.?

Depends: Honestly there are tons of slimming drinks out there. I'm sure some of the herbal stimulants in some of those products probably get into the breast milk and therefore may not be safe to drink while breastfeeding. Because of the lack of studies, you're best off using diet and exercise of slimming teas. ...Read more

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Is there a diet tea good to drink while breastfeeding a baby?

Is there a diet tea good to drink while breastfeeding a baby?

Many: You are probably better off sticking with water and plain tea that has no sweetening agents in at at all sugar or artificial. I would suggest a variety of different herbal or flavored teas sweetened with a bit of honey. It is important to stay hydrated while nursing, really water is the best. ...Read more

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Can i drink once a day smooth move tea while breastfeeding my 13 months old son?

Can i drink once a day smooth move tea while breastfeeding my 13 months old son?

Yes, but: Don't exceed recommended doses and watch as well for yourself: long term use isn't advisable, as your bowels would be dependent on the laxative, wish you wellness ...Read more