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Spicy Food During Breastfeeding
A varied list: Some people can eat everything, some can't. So you can cheat some with this list... 1. Cabbage 2. Onions and garlic 3. Spicy foods 4. Cruciferous vegetables (broccoli and cauliflower), radishes, asparagus 5. Caffeine 6. Dairy and tomatoes you may find some of these foods are well tolerated, and you can eat lots, and find some foods you didn't know about (almonds, carrots). Comes with experience. ...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
Highly seasoned food: Avoid highly seasoned foos, caffeinated beverages, foods not healthy for mom or babe. Also avaid any uncooked seafoods or any food that can pass any infectious agent on to mom or babe. ...Read more
No: No. There are no restrictions.Get a more detailed answer ›
What foods should I avoid during the time that i will be breastfeeding? I've been told that alcohol, jalapenos, and onion are a danger to the baby?
Not dangerous!: "classic allergenic foods:" cow's milk; eggs; peanuts; tree nuts; wheat; soy; fish. Some breast-feeding women say that avoiding these items or other spicy/gassy foods, such as onions/cabbage, can help — but this hasn't been proved through research. If your baby becomes fussy or develops a rash, diarrhea or congestion soon after nursing, these signs could indicate a food allergy & need to avoid. ...Read more
What kind of food I should be eating during breastfeeding to give baby all vitamins and all he needs, and what should I not eat?
What food , fruits, vegetables are good to eat during diet to get flat stomach 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 1y old son got tiny dark pink rushes on whole body trunk (not on limbs), no fewer and not itchy. Since I am breastfeeding, could that be from spicy indian food I ate a day before or is it some sickness? Thank you! e.
Localized rash: A rash limited to that area is unlikely to be an infection or foor reaction. Those would likely show up anywhere you blood flows. A local issue, like sizing in the fabric of a new shirt, a laundry detergent, a fabric softener etc. Would be a more likely agent.If it doesn't bother baby i would just monitor the process. If not re-exposed it should fade in a few days. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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