Rated 5.0/5 based on 11 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Can U Eat Spicy Food While Breastfeeding

Share
1

1
Is it ok to eat spicy foods while breastfeeding?

Is it ok to eat spicy foods while breastfeeding?

Sure: Mothers in all cultures eat the food native to their countries. I don't think those in mexico, greece, or thailand are eliminating anything from their diet. We know what a mom eats during breastfeeding flavors her milk to help the baby become accustomed to their native food. Some children can be fussy after certain foods, but mom's diet is blamed too much for a baby's fussiness. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. James Dukelow
4 doctors shared insights

Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more

Dr. Michael Swor
Board Certified, Gynecology
34 years in practice
3.0M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
2

2
Can I eat spicy foods while breastfeeding?

Can I eat spicy foods while breastfeeding?

Yes: There is no danger from eating spicy foods, however if your baby seems fussy or gassy after those meals, you may have to eliminate or minimize those foods in your diet. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Michael Swor
Board Certified, Gynecology
34 years in practice
3.0M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
Breastfeeding Your Child (Checklist)

Avoid eating gassy foods
Once
Hydrate well
Once
Continue taking your prenatal vitamins
Daily
Take naps when baby does (if not working)
Once
4

4
Iwas wondering in breastfeeding mothers what's more effective fluids or food?? and does eating more will produce more milk!! and do u hav to eat more ?

Iwas wondering in breastfeeding mothers what's more effective fluids or food?? and does eating more will produce more milk!! and do u hav to eat more ?

Fluids and diet: Effective for doing what? If you're question is how do you produce more milk, you need to drink lots of fluid. But good milk comes from eating a well balanced diet. So you need to do both eat and get plenty of fluids ...Read more

5

5
What are the best foods to eat and to avoid while breastfeeding?

What are the best foods to eat and to avoid while breastfeeding?

Good balance: Eating healthy, well balanced meals is the best diet for breastfeeding (and for everyone for that matter!) be sure to eat a wide variety of foods; your baby is exposed to the different flavors thru the breastmilk so make sure you eat lots of veggies. Stay hydrated by drinking at least 64oz a day. Avoid highly refined and processed foods. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
6

6
Breastfeeding Your Child (Checklist)

Sit in a comfortable chair with good back support; footstool may help
once
Position baby on lap, fully supporting baby's body & head at breast
once
Baby's mouth should cover nipple and most of the areola
once
If painful, break suction and re-position breast in baby's mouth
once
Board Certified, Gynecology
34 years in practice
3.0M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
What is a balanced food for breastfeeding , what to eat and what not to eat?

What is a balanced food for breastfeeding , what to eat and what not to eat?

Balanced diet: Most women need only an extra 500 calories a day to breastfeed- for example a peanut butter sandwich and 8 ounces of milk. It is helpful to continue with a balanced diet. You might notice your nursling is irritable if you drink too much caffeine (soda, coffee, teas) so you might want to limit amount. It is best to avoid alcohol, tobacco, tobacco smoke during breastfeeding. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What food to eat while breastfeeding every day?

What food to eat while breastfeeding every day?

Helthy foods: Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, some dairy or other source of protein - generally follow a healthy diet for mom and it will be good for the babe. Also drink pleanty of water and try to avaoid caffeinated beverages; if possible drink some milk each day. ...Read more

9

9
Breastfeeding Your Child (Checklist)

Drink plenty of water
every 4 hours
Rest
every 6 hours
Reduce stress
once
Join a breastfeeding support group
once
10

10
What foods to eat when breastfeeding for best health?

What foods to eat when breastfeeding for best health?

Healthy; non-spicy: Drink plenty of fluids including milk if tolerated and eat a balance of fruits, vegetables and good sources of protein. Avoid condiments and spicy foods. Also need corbohydtrates, especially grains but not a lot of refined sugars. ...Read more

Dr. Pamela Pappas
3,051 doctors shared insights

Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Michael Swor
Board Certified, Gynecology
34 years in practice
3.0M people helped
Continue
65,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook