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Food For Mom To Eat During Breastfeeding For Colic Baby
Vitamin E and Folic : Food high in vitamin e and Folic Acid help decrease red blood cell breakdown in g6pd. Definitely avoid fava beans since they are a known cause of red blood cell breakdown in the blood. Mom could be careful to chose for herself milk formulas which have no traces of soy or soya beans since soy and red wine, and blueberries could trigger g6pd. ...Read more
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
Good, balanced diet: All over the world, women breastfeed their babies just fine. These women have very different diets from one another, yet as long as they eat balanced diets with a good variety of foods, they should do well with their breastfeeding. A breastfeeding mom may choose to avoid a food that she suspects is causing a change in a baby's behavior, and should discuss this with the doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colic: There are no particular foods that cause colic. If there were foods that gave you trouble during pregnancy- acidic foods, caffeine, spicy foods- you may want to avoid them in the first few months after the baby is born. If you eat a particular food and notice the baby is very fussy, you may want to avoid that one for a while until she is a bit older. Eat healthy foods and see how it goes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a breastfeeding woman has an allergic reaction to a food she ate, is it safe to keep nursing? Most questions are about the baby's reaction, not mom
Advice, what's good food/intake for breastfeeding. What's not good. (colic baby with food allergies)?
Unsettled: These issues are still unsettled. More evidence is pointing to no food avoidance even during pregnancy since lack of exposure to a specific food within the first 4 months of life appears to raise the risk to develop allergy . If baby is allergic, you will need to avoid that food if possible although it is unknown as to how much food does get into breast milk. Agree that probiotic may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the risks of breastfeeding during pregnancy (for the mom, baby and the embryo/fetus)? Is it prohibit?
Is it safe to use Mom plus laxative suspension for anal fissure during breast feeding? Will it affect my 2 month old baby as am breastfeeding him?
Perhaps: Colds and viral respiratory infections are common, but does not mean a nursing mother has to stop nursing. Some mothers use masks during feeding if they are coughing a great deal. Others pump and have other family members bottle feed. In all cases wash your hands! hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
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