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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

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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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What should I drink while breastfeeding?

What should I drink while breastfeeding?

Water and milk!: Water is the most important source of fluid intake in a mother who is breastfeeding. In addition, milk is a good source of calcium for you (to replenish the calcium your baby is "taking" while nursing). Limit caffeinated beverages and alcohol. ...Read more

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What is important for me to drink while breastfeeding?

What is important for me to drink while breastfeeding?

Water...: ...Mostly water. Milk is good to supply the calcium, protein, and vitamin d that you are in turn feeding to the baby, but cow's milk sometimes causes allergy in mom, baby, or both, but if both of you are happy, cow milk for mom is good. Mom's milk is, of course, best for baby. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink crystal light while breastfeeding?

Is it okay to drink crystal light while breastfeeding?

Yes: Your body can figure out what is needed to make milk so almost anything that is safe for you to consume when you are not pregnant or breastfeeding is okay when you are. ...Read more

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What happens if you're breastfeeding, can you not drink the whole time?

What happens if you're breastfeeding, can you not drink the whole time?

Moderation: The American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Drugs considers alcohol compatible with breastfeeding. It lists possible side effects if consumed in large amounts, including: drowsiness, deep sleep, weakness, and abnormal weight gain in the infant, and the possiblity of decreased milk-ejection reflex in the mother. ...Read more

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Is monster safe to drink while breastfeeding?

Is monster safe to drink while breastfeeding?

No: Breastfeeding mothers can eat all things in moderation, but 'monster drinks' are not appropriate. They have way too much caffeine, and some contain additional products that may stimulate not only you, but baby too. ...Read more

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