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Doctor insights on: Can You Eat Sushi While Breast Feeding

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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


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Can i eat sushi while breast feeding ?

Can i eat sushi while breast feeding ?

Type of fish: You may wish to ascertain mercury levels in the fish. Fda provides guidance on this subject. Consult this site for more info. http://www.americanpregnancy.org/pregnancyhealth/fishmercury.htm. ...Read more

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What to eat while breast feeding for good milk?

What to eat while breast feeding for good milk?

No RAW meat/fish: Besides raw meat/fish (n minimize processed meats/cold-cuts), you should be eating a healthy, well balanced diet, and regular exercises just like everyone else should. You may need a bit more iron/calcium/folic acid which are provided in your prenatal vitamins. Consume about 500+ calories/day extra, to make milk for baby. Congrats on the new baby--a miracle of life. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to eat and what not to eat while pregnant and breast feeding?

What to eat and what not to eat while pregnant and breast feeding?

No RAW meat/fish: Besides raw meat/fish (n minimize processed meats/cold-cuts), you should be eating a healthy, well balanced diet, and regular exercises just like everyone else should. You may need a bit more iron/calcium/folic acid which are provided in your prenatal vitamins. Only eat more to gain about 25-30lbs total during pregnancy. Consult doc or nutritionist if needed. Congrats on the pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there anything that a nursing (breast feeding) mom should not eat?

Is there anything that a nursing (breast feeding) mom should not eat?

Breast feeding : Breast feeding mothers should eat a wholesome diet. She may eat whatever she wants but if she see it disagrees with the baby she should eliminate it from her diet. ...Read more

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I was always a thin person... but from past 6 month I am gaining weight.. although I dont eat junk food.. recently from april i stopped breast feeding?

I was always a thin person... but from past 6 month I am gaining weight.. although I dont eat junk food.. recently from april i stopped breast feeding?

Thyroid: It is very common for women to have low thyroid and this can be a cause of unintended weight gain. If you feel that your diet and exercise have not changed in a way that would explain the added weight then see your doctor for an exam and blood tests to try and determine the cause. ...Read more

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Which books are good for advising what to eat and how to exercise when you're breast-feeding?

Which books are good for advising what to eat and how to exercise when you're breast-feeding?

Everything you need : Everything you need to know about breast by little brown and company is available on amazon.Com or any book store there are many other books about breast feeding on amazon.Com.But in my view the everything book is the best. ...Read more

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What are some easy foods i can eat to help weight loss but still healthy for the fact that i'm breast feeding?

What are some easy foods i can eat to help weight loss but still healthy for the fact that i'm breast feeding?

Don't: Don't try to lose weight while breast feeding. You need extra calories for baby. There's plenty of time to lose the pregnancy weight after you finish breastfeeding. Talk with your ob. ...Read more