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Is Soy Protein Ok When Breastfeeding
We know that soy product contain pythic acid. Is it really safe to take isolated soy protein (amway, shaklee, ..) while breastfeeding?"
Phytic r folic acid?: Folic acid is strongly recommended before and during pregnancy to prevent neural defects like spina bifida. Phytic acid should probably be avoided during pregnancy & breastfeeding as it can chelate (bind to) important minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc & make them unabsorbable, leading to potential mineral deficiencies. Ask OB about this chemical. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: These would not pose any health risk for your child. ...Read more
17 months baby,eating 3 cups of yoghurt daily 100 gm each,also breastfeeding,too much proteins affects kidney?
Says who?: Not in this case, unless your baby, GOD forbids, has renal failure, wish you both wellness ...Read more
No problem: No contraindication to taking ensure shake.Get a more detailed answer ›
71 g: Half your pre-pregnancy body weight (0.5 gm per pound per day) as long as you're pregnant or nursing. This number would be higher with twins or lots of exercise.The standard rda for protein is 71 gm per day when pregnant or nursing, which is 25 gm/day more than usual (and higher than it ever is for a man). But that number is a group number for average women. An egg has 6 gm; milk, 1 gm/oz. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not sure: I reviewed the shakeology web site and there were some concerns that I have reviewing the ingredients They list several added anti-oxidants and nutrients and basically my concern is that these have not been studies in babies The other question would be how much of the shake is being transferred through breast milk and that has also not been studied- I think a well balanced diet is likely better ...Read more
My son is 1 year and 1 week old. Can i give him soy or almond milk and tofu now? I'm also still breastfeeding him. Thank you.
If you wish. Know : That he can develop allergies to soy & nuts, the same as to cow's milk. Ask your pediatrician about calcium supplements if he doesn't have 16-21 oz. Whole milk & milk products/day. Juice & almond milk aren't necessary; limit to 4-6 oz/day . He can wean to a double-handled open-mouthed cup now. Age at weaning is a personal decision. Know that it's harder to convince a toddler to wean @ 15 mos. Or >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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